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Bibil Identifier bibil:202810
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) From Qumran to the Yaḥad
Title (English, ) A New Paradigm of Textual Development for The Community Rule
Author Schofield, Alison
Series Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah (Volume: 77)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature SBA 91/77
Place 229QUM.01
Publishing house Brill
Place Leiden / Boston
ISBN 978-90-04-17007-0
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xvii Pages
324 Pages
1-39 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Notes 39 page à la fin : Serekh ha-Yaḥad (4Q255-261.263-264)
Abstract Since the discovery of the Cave 4 versions of The Community Rule (Serekh ha-Yaḥad or S), scholars have been perplexed about its complex textual history. This important charter material for the Dead Sea Scrolls’ authors appears in alternate versions—ones with contradictory legal prescriptions and opposing self-references—but exhibits no clear order of chronological development. Benefitting from the entire Qumran library now available to us, this book offers a new, broader model for reading S that better accounts for the long and diverse history behind the text. The resulting paradigm challenges the Qumrancentric lens through which many read the “sectarian texts” and offers a fresh way of thinking about sectarian community formation among the authors of the Scrolls.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Qumran - Dead Sea : Texts : Texts : 1Q - Qumran Cave 1 : 1QS - Rule of the Community / Manual of Discipline
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Qumran - Dead Sea : Texts : Texts : 4Q - Qumran Cave 4 : 4Q255-264 - Rule of the Community
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Qumran - Dead Sea : Themes : Sect
Genres Edition (Original Text)
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