The general layout of the book is very nice, easy to read and visually interesting.
Scholars think that most of the material represents copies of ancient text that served as 'source' for existent copies, the earliest of which was created about 400 AD.
This book is part introduction to the Dead Sea Scrolls, and part overview of the texts and the work done by scholars since their discovery.
Good survey for people who want to understand the Dead Sea Scrolls and may come from the West or a Christian background (with Bible nearby).Published 15 months ago by Jeremy Tarbush
Loaned it out too, and have heard good things. People like it, therefore I
hope to it returned soon that I may enjoy it. Good price.
wish this book focused more on some of the non-biblical scrolls. other than my one comment, this book is okay.Published 19 months ago by CupofJen
Have used the Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls for study, research, and personal enrichment. This book lives up to its title and more, much morePublished 22 months ago by William
What I did not see is what I think, the rightous one is James the Just
as in all the other material I have read. And that Paul is the spouter lies. Read more
Ever since their discovery in 1947 the Dead Sea Scrolls (DSS) have been the subject of a prodigious amount scholarly research and popular speculation. Read morePublished on July 31, 2010 by Reader From Aurora
Many readers will enjoy this textbook that gives an overview of the Dead Sea Scrolls. It will help to guide novices and even more experienced readers through the meanders of the... Read morePublished on May 12, 2010 by Chris Albert Wells
I have been facinated w/ the Dead Sea Scrolls and Qumran my entire life. I finally visited Israel, Qumran being one of the sites we visited. Read morePublished on May 8, 2008 by Steve Stauffacher
There are introductions... and introductions to the Dead Sea Scrolls. Most of them serve strange hypotheses. Read morePublished on December 28, 2006 by Jim