The Scrolls Turn Seventy: An Online Anniversary Series
Ancient Jew Review is partnering with Trinity Western University Dead Sea Scrolls Institute to host a series of reviews and forums commemorating the 70th anniversary of the discovery of the Qumran scrolls.
Dr. Charlotte Hempel on tracing the complex textual evolution of 1QS. Celebrating #DSSat70 with @twudssi.
Dr. Menahem Kister on the phases and faces of Qumran sectarian writings.
Dr. Drew Longacre on scribal intervention and innovation in the Pentateuch at Qumran. Celebrating #DSSat70 with @twudssi.
Dr. Reinhard Kratz on Qumran and compositional growth of biblical texts. Celebrating #DSSat70 with @twudssi.
Dr. Liora Goldman on priestly tradition, wisdom, and apocalypticism in the Qumran Aramaic texts.
Dr. Henryk Drawnel on cultural competition and critique between Mesopotamia and Qumran.
Dr. Andrew Perrin on the origins of the apocalypse in ancient Judaism.
Dr. Devorah Dimant on marriage, demons, burials, and halakhah in Tobit and Qumran.
Dr. Daniel Machiela on the linguistic makeup Aramaic at Qumran and the Bible.
Dr. Jonathan Ben-Dov on the ideology of language choice in ancient Judaism
Together the essays of this volume explore the themes of Scriptures and Sectarianism from a variety of lenses, ranging from close study of specific texts to broad assessments of scriptural authority and meaning-making in the Second Temple Period.
Carson Bay reviews Turning Proverbs towards Torah: an Analysis of 4Q525 by Elisa Uusimäki as part of our joint #Scrollsat70 celebration with @TWUDSSI.
As part of our joint celebration of the #DSSat70 with @TWUDSSI, Josh Matson reviews “Exploring the Dead Sea Scrolls,” a collection of essays by Hanan Eshel.
Dr. Daniel Machiela’s review of the Myth of the Rebellious Angels.
David Sigrist reviews Ulrich’s magnum opus on the developmental composition of the bible.
Andrew Krause’s review on emotion and theory in ancient Jewish prayer texts.
Dr. Carmen Palmer reviews Jason Mark on repentance and religious experience at Qumran.
Michael Johnson reviews Hasselbalch’s sociolinguistic approach to the the Hodayot.
Mike DeVries on the Abegg Festshcrift: war, peace, and violence in the Dead Sea Scrolls.
The Anniversary Series is edited by
Dr. Andrew Perrin (Trinity Western University), Dr. Andrew Krause (University of Münster),
Dr. Jessica Keady (University of Chester), and Spencer Jones (Trinity Western University).