New perspectives on old texts : proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, 9-11January, 2005

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Full title: New perspectives on old texts : proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, 9-11January, 2005 / edited by Esther G. Chazon, Betsy Halpern-Amaru in collaboration with Ruth A. Clements.
Corporate Authors: Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature. International Symposium
Other authors: Chazon, Esther G.
Amaru, Betsy Halpern.
Clements, Ruth.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Exile and self-identity in the Qumran sect and in Hellenistic Judaism / Noah Hacham
  • The legacy of the Teacher of Righteousness in the Dead Sea Scrolls / Loren T. Stuckenbruck
  • Ritual density in Qumran practice: ablutions in the Serekh ha-Yahạd / Michael A. Daise
  • From Enoch to John the Essene
  • an analysis of sect development: 1 Enoch, Jubilees, and the Essenes / Eyal Regev
  • Education and wisdom in the Dead Sea Scrolls in light of their background in antiquity / Bilhah Nitzan
  • The use of Scripture in 1Q/4QMysteries / Torleif Elgvin
  • "Memory and manuscript": books, scrolls, and the tradition of the Qumran texts / Lawrence H. Schiffman
  • The wood-offering: the convoluted evolution of a halakhah in Qumran and rabbinic law / Cana Werman
  • Further reflections on a divine and angelic humanity in the Dead Sea Scrolls / Crispin H.T. Fletcher-Louis
  • The polemic against the Tẹvul Yom: a reexamination / Martha Himmelfarb
  • Qumran and the genealogy of Western mysticism / Philip S. Alexander.