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NEKRA THALATTA : IN THE CAVES OF QUMRAN A STEEP AND RUGGED ASCENT TO PLATO’S CAVE (I) – NEW EDITION BY V-ERMES

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  23/03/18) The dispute over authenticity and antiquity The interest aroused by the discoveries of the Qumran manuscripts was immense, right from the start. This interest was provoked for reasons which are easy to understand. The mere fact … Continue reading

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NEKRA THALATTA : IN THE CAVES OF QUMRAN A STEEP AND RUGGED ASCENT TO PLATO’S CAVE (TH) – NEW EDITION BY V-ERMES

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  30/12/16) I. IntroductionOn the western shore of the Dead Sea, about eight miles south of Jericho, lies a complex of ruins known as Khirbet Qumran. It occupies one of the lowest parts of the earth, on the … Continue reading

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NEKRA THALATTA : IN THE CAVES OF QUMRAN A STEEP AND RUGGED ASCENT TO PLATO’S CAVE (H) – NEW EDITION BY V-ERMES

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  21/01/16) PENGUIN BOOKS THE COMPLETE DEAD SEASCROLLS IN ENGLISHGeza Vermes was born in Hungary in 1924. He studied in Budapest  and in Louvain, where he read Oriental history and languages and in 1953 obtained a doctorate in … Continue reading

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NEKRA THALATTA : IN THE CAVES OF QUMRAN A STEEP AND RUGGED ASCENT TO PLATO’S CAVE (Z) – exegetical literature 3 the temple

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  29/12/14) (TO BE CONTINUED ) SOURCE  http://orion.mscc.huji.ac.il , http://dss.collections.imj.org.il,http://www.pbs.org, The Qumran Texts in English By Florentino García Martínez

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NEKRA THALATTA : IN THE CAVES OF QUMRAN A STEEP AND RUGGED ASCENT TO PLATO’S CAVE (CT) – exegetical literature 2

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  25/08/14) (TO BE CONTINUED ) SOURCE  http://orion.mscc.huji.ac.il , http://dss.collections.imj.org.il,http://www.pbs.org, The Qumran Texts in English By Florentino García Martínez

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NEKRA THALATTA : IN THE CAVES OF QUMRAN A STEEP AND RUGGED ASCENT TO PLATO’S CAVE (E) – exegetical literature 1

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  23/12/13) Exegetical Literature The exegetical activity of the Community emerges in one way or another in allthe writings preserved. Exegesis forms the foundation of the halakhic texts.Interpretation of particular biblical texts peppers the development of the Rules,both … Continue reading

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NEKRA THALATTA : IN THE CAVES OF QUMRAN A STEEP AND RUGGED ASCENT TO PLATO’S CAVE (D) – The War of the Sons of Light Against the Sons of Darkness v

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  31/08/13) 4 Other Texts4QFl0rilegium (4Q174 [4QF10r]) Frags. 1 – 3 col. 1 2Sam j:10 1 [«And] an enemy [will trouble him no mo]re, [nor  will] the son of iniquity [afflict him again] as at the beginning. From … Continue reading

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