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The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated: The Qumran Texts in English

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One of the world's foremost experts on the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Qumran community that produced them provides an authoritative new English translation of the two hundred longest and most important nonbiblical Dead Sea Scrolls found at Qumran, along with an introduction to the history of the discovery and publication of each manuscript and the background necessary for pl ...more
Paperback, 2nd edition, 519 pages
Published February 6th 1996 by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (first published January 1st 1994)
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Kristopher Swinson
You already know that when it takes me this long to finish a book, it's either tedious, dull, or both. Far from staying up to read it, I sometimes fell asleep in order not to! I told one friend that it wasn't too bad as long as I didn't concentrate on what I was reading. Just when I thought it was improving toward the very end, I had the fine pleasure of reading astronomical Enoch, very much in the tradition of pages 27-29, which may rank among the top five boring things I've ever read.

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I haven't read all of this but what I have read has been interesting. This is more difficult to get through than the Penguin Classics edition of the Dead Sea Scrolls. This is MUST reading for serious Bible, theology, Christian history, and other inquiring people and students.
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