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Dead Sea Scrolls

THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS

HONOURS MODULE DI3212/3213 (/4212)

UNIVERSITY OF ST. ANDREWS

 

ANNOTATED BASIC BIBLIOGRAPHY (2000-2001)

compiled by Dr. James R. Davila

Journal abbreviations not explained in the text may be found in the Journal Abbreviations page of the Orion Center. Series abbreviations may be found in the Instructions for Contributors of the _Journal of Biblical Literature_. This bibliography covers only basic works in English for texts and topics on the Dead Sea Scrolls to be covered in DI3212/3213/4212 in the Spring Semester of 2001. A much more comprehensive bibliography of scholarly works published since 1995 (with some earlier material) can be found on the Bibliography page of the Orion Center.

See also the bibliographies for the St. Andrews courses on the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha and Divine Mediator Figures in the Biblical World for much additional material of interest.

CONTENTS OF THIS PAGE
0.0 General Bibliography on the Dead Sea Scrolls
0.1 Translations of the Dead Sea Scrolls
0.2 Introductory and Encyclopedic Works on the Dead Sea Scrolls
0.3 Recent Collections of Essays on the Dead Sea Scrolls
0.4 Journals Relevant to the Dead Sea Scrolls
1.0 The Damascus Document
2.0 The Community Rule
3.0 The War Rule
4.0 The Pesharim
5.0 The Hymns Scroll (Hodayot, Thanksgiving Psalms)
6.0 The Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice
7.0 The Temple Scroll
8.0 The Copper Scroll
9.0 The Archaeology of Qumran
10.0 Texts from the Period of the Bar Kokhba Revolt
11.0 Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls
12.0 The Apostle Paul and the Dead Sea Scrolls
13.0 The Essenes and the Dead Sea Scrolls
14.0 The Sadducees and the Dead Sea Scrolls
15.0 The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Archives of Jerusalem

 

1.1 Translations

_DSST_ 33-71

_DSSNT_ 49-74

_CDSSE_ 125-53

(See also the commentaries listed in section 1.3)

 

1.2 Basic Orientation

Philip R. Davies, "Damascus Rule (CD)," _ABD_ 2:8-10

Joseph M. Baumgarten, "Damascus Document," _EDSS_ 166-70

Charlotte Hempel, The Damascus Texts (Companion to the Qumran Scrolls 1; Sheffield England, Sheffield Academic Press, 2000). (Highly recommended as a basic introduction to the Damascus Document)

Raphael Levy, "'First Dead Sea Scroll' Found in Egypt Fifty Years before Qumran Discoveries," in _Understanding the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 63-78

1.3 Editions and Commentaries

Magan Broshi (ed.), _The Damascus Document Reconsidered_ (Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society, 1992) (A recent, excellent edition of the two copies from the Cairo Geniza with photographs and transcriptions on facing pages. Includes essays on the text [by Elisha Qimron], the laws ]by Joseph Baumgarten], and a bibliography from 1970-89 [F. Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez])

Joseph M. Baumgarten et al., _Qumran Cave 4 XIII The Damascus Document (4Q266-273)_ (DJD 18; Oxford: Clarendon, 1996) (The official edition of the Cave 4 manuscripts)

R. H. Charles, _The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament in English_, vol. 2. _Pseudepigrapha_ (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1913). (A translation of and commentary on the Damascus Document is found under the title "The Fragments of a Zadokite Document" on pp. 785-834)

James H. Charlesworth et al. (eds.), _The Dead Sea Scrolls: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek Texts with English Translations_, vol. 2, _Damascus Document, War Scroll, and Related Documents_ (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1995) (Hebrew and translation on facing pages, with introduction and limited commentary in the notes)

Michael Knibb, _The Qumran Community_ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987) (Translations and commentary to the Damascus Document, the Community Rule, the Pesher to Habakkuk, and other texts)

L. Ginzberg, _An Unknown Jewish Sect_ (New York, 1976 [orig. pub. in German, 1911-14]) (Of historical interest but still useful today)

C. Rabin, _The Zadokite Documents_ (Oxford, 1954) (Of historical interest but still useful today)

Solomon Schechter, _Documents of Jewish Sectaries_ vol. 1 (The _editio princeps_. Of historical interest but still useful today)

 

1.4 Studies

Joseph M. Baumgarten et al., _The Damascus Document: A Centennial of Discovery_ (STDJ 34; Leiden: Brill, 2000) (A collection of essays which surveys many of the major issues pertaining to the Damascus Document)

__________, "Damascus Document," _EDSS_ 166-70 (A good introductory overview)

Mark Boyce, "The Poetry of the _Damascus Document_ and its Bearing on the Origin of the Qumran Sect," _RevQ_14/56 (1990) 615-28

Jonathan G. Campbell, _The Use of Scripture in the Damascus Document 1-8, 19-20_ (Berlin/New York: W. de Gruyter, 1995)

Philip R. Davies, _The Damascus Covenant: An Interpretation of the "Damascus Document"_ (Sheffield, England: JSOT Press, 1982)

__________, "The Birthplace of the Essenes: Where is Damascus?" _RevQ 14/56 (1990) 503-19

Charlotte Hempel, _The Laws of the Damascus Document: Sources, Tradition and Redaction_ (STDJ 29; Leiden: Brill, 1998)

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, "The Essenes and Their History," _RB_ 81 (1974) 215-44

Stefan C. Reif, "Cairo Geniza," _EDSS_ 105-108 (A good introduction to the manuscript cache that produced the first copies of the Damascus Document, long before the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls)

Sidnie Ann White, "A Comparison of the 'A' and 'B' Manuscripts of the Damascus Document," RQ 12/48 (1987) 537-53

  by John Trever) bibliography for the Divine Mediator Figures in the Biblical World course module.

 

11.1 Basic Orientation

Heinz-Wolfgang Kuhn, "Jesus," _EDSS_ 404-408

James C. VanderKam, "The Dead Sea Scrolls and Christianity," in _Understanding the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 181-202

11.2 Studies

James H. Charlesworth (ed.), _John and the Dead Sea Scrolls_ (New York: Crossroad, 1990)

__________ (ed.), _Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls_ (New York: Doubleday, 1992)

John J. Collins, _The Scepter and the Star: The Messiahs of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Other Ancient Literature_ (New York: Doubleday, 1995)

Craig A. Evans, _Jesus and His Contemporaries: Comparative Studies_ (Leiden: Brill, 1995) (Contains a number of relevant articles)

__________, "Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls," in _The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years_ 2:573-98

Carey C. Newman, James R. Davila, and Gladys S. Lewis (eds.), _The Jewish Roots of Christological Monotheism: Papers from the St. Andrews Conference on the Historical Origins of the Worship of Jesus_ (Leiden: Brill, 1999) (Contains a number of relevant articles)

Kurt Schubert, "The Sermon on the Mount and the Qumran Texts," in _The Scrolls and the New Testament_, ed. Krister Stendahl (New York: Harper, 1957) 118-28

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12. THE APOSTLE PAUL AND THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS

12.1 Basic Orientation

Timothy H. Lim, "Paul, Letters of" _EDSS_ 638-41

12.2 Studies

W. D. Davies, "Paul and the Dead Sea Scrolls: Flesh and Spirit," in _The Scrolls and the New Testament_ , ed. Krister Stendahl (New York: Harper, 1957) 157-82

Joseph A. Fitzmyer, "Paul and the Dead Sea Scrolls," in _The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years_ 2:599-621

Timothy H. Lim, _Holy Scripture in the Qumran Commentaries and Pauline Letters_ (Oxford: Clarendon, 1997)

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor and James H. Charlesworth, _Paul and the Dead Sea Scrolls_ (New York: Crossroad, 1990)

Heniz-Wolfgang Kuhn, "The Impact of the Qumran Scrolls on the Understanding of Paul," in _The Dead Sea Scrolls: Forty Years of Research_ 327-39

 

Note: For additional discussions of the subjects in ##13-15, see also the introductory works by Cook, Cross, Schiffman, Stegemann, VanderKam, and Vermes in section 0.2 above.

 

13. THE ESSENES AND THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS

13.1 Basic Orientation

Todd S. Beall, "Essenes," _EDSS_ 262-69

John J. Collins, "Essenes," _ABD_ 2:619-26

13.2 Studies

Todd S. Beall, _Josephus' Description of the Essenes Illustrated by the Dead Sea Scrolls_ (SNTSMS 58; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988)

Per Bilde, "The Essenes in Philo and Josephus," in _Qumran Between the Old and New Testaments_ 32-68

Stephen Goranson, "Essenes. Etymology from _(sh_," _RevQ_ 11/ (1984) 483-98

A. Dupont-Sommer, _The Essene Writings from Qumran_ (Oxford: Blackwell, 1961) (An early and thorough statement of the Essene Hypothesis)

Curtis Hutt, "Qumran and the Ancient Sources," in _The Provo International Conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 274-93

James C. VanderKam, "Identity and History of the Community," in _The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years_ 2:487-533

Geza Vermes and Martin Goodman, _The Essenes According to the Classical Sources_ (Oxford Centre textbooks 1; Sheffield and Oxford: JSOT, 1989)

 

13.3 Some Recent Articles on the Problem of the "Sectarian" Texts

Devorah Dimant, "The Qumran Manuscripts: Contents and Significance," _Time to Prepare the Way in the Wilderness_ 23-58

Philip F. Esler, "Introverted Sectarianism at Qumran and in the Johannine Community," in _The First Christians in their Social World: Social Scientific Approaches to New Testament Interpretation_ (London/New York: Routledge, 1994) 70-91

Carol A. Newsom, "'Sectually Explicit' Literature from Qumran," _The Hebrew Bible and Its Interpreters_, ed. William Henry Propp et al. (Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 1990) 167-87

 

14. THE SADDUCEES AND THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS

14.1 Basic Orientation

Emanuelle Main, "Sadducees," _EDSS_ 812-16

14.2 Studies

14.2.1 The Case for the Qumran Sectarians as Sadducees

Joseph M. Baumgarten, "The Pharisaic--Sadducean Controversies about Purity, and the Qumran Texts," _JJS_ 31 (1980) 157-70

__________, "Sadducean Elements in Qumran Law," in _The Community of the Renewed Covenant_ 27-36

Daniel R. Schwartz, "Law and Truth: On Qumran-Sadducean and Rabbinic Views of Law," in _The Dead Sea Scrolls: Forty Years of Research_ 229-40

Lawrence H. Schiffman, "Miq<.s>at Ma'a<'s>eh Ha-Torah and the Temple Scroll," _RevQ_ 14/155 (1990) 435-57

__________, "The Sadducean Origins of the Dead Sea Scroll Sect," in _Understanding the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 35-49

__________, "Pharisees and Sadducees in Pesher Na<.h>um," in _Min<.h>ah le-Na<.h>um: Biblical and Other Studies Presented to Nahum M. Sarna in Honour of his 70th Birthday_, ed. Marc Brettler and Michael Fishbane (JSOTSup 154; Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1993) 272-90

__________, "The _Temple Scroll_ and the Nature of Its Law: The Status of the Question," in _The Community of the Renewed Covenant_ 37-55

__________, "Pharisaic and Sadducean Halakhah in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls," _DSD_ 1 (1994) 285-99

__________, "Sacral and Non-Sacral Slaughter According to the _Temple Scroll_," in _Time to Prepare the Way in the Wilderness_ 69-84

 

14.2.2 Critiques and Responses to the Theory

Philip R. Davies, "Qumran and the Quest for the Historical Judaism," in _The Scrolls and the Scriptures_ 24-42

Joseph A. Fitzmyer, "The Qumran Community: Essene or Sadducean?" _HeyJ_ 36 (1995) 467-76

Stephen Goranson, "Others and Intra-Jewish Polemic as Reflected in Qumran Texts," in _The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years_ 2:534-51

Lester L. Grabbe, "4QMMT and Second Temple Jewish Society," in _Legal Texts and Legal Issues_ 89-108

__________, "The Current State of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Are There More Answers than Questions?" in _The Scrolls and the Scriptures_ 54-67

Eyal Regev, "The Sectarian Controversies about the Cereal Offerings," _DSD_ 5 (1998) 33-56

James C. VanderKam, "The People of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Essenes or Sadducees?" in _Understanding the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 50-62

 

15. THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS AND THE ARCHIVES OF JERUSALEM

15.1 Works by Norman Golb

"The Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Perspective," _American Scholar_ 58 (1989) 177-207

"Who Hid the Dead Sea Scrolls?" _BA_ 48 (1985) 68-82

"Khirbet Qumran and the Manuscript Finds of the Judaean Wilderness," in _Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 51-72

_Who Wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls? The Search for the Secret of Qumran_ (New York: Scribner, 1995)

15.2 Critiques and Responses to the Theory

George J. Brooke, "Isaiah 40:3 and the Wilderness Community," in _New Qumran Texts and Studies_ 117-32

Philip R. Davies, "Qumran and the Quest for the Historical Judaism," in _The Scrolls and the Scriptures_ 24-42

F. Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez and A. S. van der Woude, "A 'Groningen' Hypothesis of Qumran Origins and Early History," _RevQ_ 14/56 (1990) 521-41

Lester L. Grabbe, "The Current State of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Are There More Answers than Questions?" in _The Scrolls and the Scriptures_ 54-67

James C. VanderKam, "Identity and History of the Community," in _The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years_ 2:487-533

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2.0 THE COMMUNITY RULE (MANUAL OF DISCIPLINE)

2.1 Translations

_DSST_ 3-32

_DSSNT_ 123-43

_CDSSE_ 97-124

(See also the commentaries listed in section 2.2)

 

.2 Basic Orientation

Michael A. Knibb, "Rule of the Community," _EDSS_ 793-97

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, "Community, Rule of the, (1QS)" _ABD_ 1:1110-1112

 

2.3 Editions and Commentaries

Philip S. Alexander and Geza Vermes, _Qumran Cave 4 XIX Serekh Ha-Ya<.h>ad and Two Related Texts_ (DJD 26; Oxford, Clarendon, 1998) (The official edition of the Cave 4 manuscripts)

W. H. Brownlee, _The Dead Sea Manual of Discipline: Translation and Notes_ (BASORSup 10-12; New Haven: ASOR, 1951)

M. Burrows, _The Dead Sea Scrolls of St Mark's Monastary, vol. 2, fasc. 2, The Manual of Discipline_ New Haven: American Schools of Oriental Research, 1951) (The _editio princeps_ of 1QS/1Q28)

James H. Charlesworth with F. M. Cross et al., _The Dead Sea Scrolls: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts with English Translations_ Vol. 1 _Rule of the Community and Related Documents_ (T<"u>bingen: Mohr Siebeck; Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, 1994

Frank Moore Cross et al., _Scrolls from Qumr<^a>n Cave I: The Great Isaiah Scroll, The Order of the Community, The "Pesher" to Habakkuk_ (Jerusalem: Albright Institute of Archaeological Research and the Shrine of the Book, 1972). (Photographs of the Cave 1 manuscripts the Community Rule (1QS), the Pesher to Habakkuk (1QpHab), and 1QIsaiah

Michael Knibb, _The Qumran Community_ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987) (Translations and commentary to the Damascus Document, the Community Rule, the Pesher to Habakkuk, and other texts)

A. R. C. Leaney, _The "Rule" of Qumran and its Meaning: Introduction, Translation and Commentary_ (S.C.M. Press, 1966)

P. Wernberg-Mller, _The Manual of Discipline_ (Leiden: Brill, 1957)

2.4 Studies

Philip S. Alexander, "The Redaction-History of _Serekh Ha-Ya<.h>ad_: A Proposal," _RevQ_ 17/65-68 (1996) 437-56

Joseph M. Baumgarten, "The Cave Four Versions of the Qumran Penal Code," _JJS_ 43 (1992) 268­76

James H. Charlesworth, "Morphological and Philological Observations: Preparing the Critical Text and Translation of the _Serek Ha-Ya<h" />ad_," in _Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Khirbet Qumran Site_ 271-83

Philip R. Davies, "Redaction and Sectarianism in the Qumran Scrolls," in _The Scriptures and the Scrolls_ 152-63

__________, "Communities in the Qumran Scrolls?" _Proceedings of the Irish Biblical Association_ 17 (1994) 55-68

Robert A. J. Gagnon, "How Did the Rule of the Community Obtain its Final Shape? A Review of Scholarly Research," in _Qumran Questions_ 67-85

Matthias Klinghardt, "The Manual of Discipline in the Light of Statutes of Hellenistic Associations," in _Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Khirbet Qumran Site_ 251-70

Sarianna Metso, _The Textual Development of the Qumran Community Rule_ (STDJ 21; Leiden: Brill, 1997)

Geza Vermes, "Preliminary Remarks on Unpublished Fragments of the Community Rule from Qumran Cave 4," _JJS_ 42 (1991) 250-55

Geza Vermes "Qumran Forum Miscellanea I: The Community Rule or 4QSd," _JJS_ 43 (1992) 300-301

 

3.0 THE WAR RULE

3.1 Translations

_DSST_ 95-125

_DSSNT_ 150-171, 291-94

_CDSSE_ 161-89

3.2 Basic Orientation

Philip R. Davies, "War Rule (1QM)," _ABD_ 6:875-76

__________, "War of the Sons of Light Against the Sons of Darkness," _EDSS_ 965-68,

3.3 Editions and Commentaries

Martin G. Abegg, "The War Scroll from Qumran Caves 1 and 4: A Critical Edition (Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1992)

Maurice Baillet, _Qumr<^a>n Grotte 4 III (4Q482-4Q520)_ (DJD 7; Oxford: Clarendon, 1982) (Contains the official edition of 4Q491-497)

James H. Charlesworth (ed.), _The Dead Sea Scrolls: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek Texts with English Translations, vol. 2, Damascus Document, War Scroll, and Related Documents_ (T<"u>bingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1995)

Esther and Hanan Eshel, "4Q471 Fragment 1 and _Ma(amadot_ in the War Scroll," in _Madrid Qumran Congress_ 2:611-20

E. L. Sukenik, _The Dead Sea Scrolls of the Hebrew University_ (Jerusalem: Hebrew University and Magnes Press, 1955). (The _editio princeps_ of the Hodayot, the War Rule, and 1QIsaiahb)

Yigael Yadin, _The Scroll of the War of the Sons of Light against the Sons of Darkness_ (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1962)

3.4 Studies

Martin G. Abegg, "Messianic Hope and 4Q285: A Reassessment," _JBL_ 113 (1994) 81-91

__________, "4Q471: A Case of Mistaken Identity?" in _Pursuing the Text_ 135-47

Richard Bauckham, "The Apocalypse as a Christian War Scroll," in _The Climax of Prophecy: Studies in the Book of Revelation_ (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1993) 210-37

Philip R. Davies, _1QM, the War Scroll from Qumran: Its Structure and History_ (Rome: Biblical Institute Press, 1977)

Jean Duhaime, "The _War Scroll_ from Qumran and the Greco-Roman Tactical Treatises," _RevQ_ 13/49-52 (1988) 133-51

Esther Eshel, "_4Q471B_: A Self-Glorification Hymn." _RevQ_ 17/65-68 (1996) 175-203

Morton Smith, "Ascent to the Heavens and Deification in 4QMa," in _ Archaeology and History in the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 181-88

Geza Vermes, "The Oxford Forum for Qumran Research: Seminar on the Rule of War from Cave 4 (4Q285)," JJS 43 (1992) 85-94

 

4.0 THE PESHARIM (BIBLICAL COMMENTARIES)

4.1 Translations

_DSST_ 185-216

_DSSNT_ 114-22, 209-37,274-78,

_CDSSE_ 460-96

 

4.2 Basic Orientation

Devorah Dimant, "Pesharim, Qumran" _ABD_ 5:244-51

Articles on the Pesharim in _EDSS_ 644-56

4.3 Editions and Commentaries

John M.Allegro, with Arnold A. Anderson, _Qumr<^a>n Cave 4 I (4Q158-4Q186)_ (Oxford: Clarendon, 1968) (The official edition of many of the Pesharim. But this edition should be used with caution and read alongside the lengthy French review by John Strugnell in _RevQ_ 7 [1969-71] 163-276)

George J. Brooke, _Exegesis at Qumran: 4QFlorilegium in its Jewish Context_ (Sheffield, England: JSOT, 1985)

William H. Brownlee, _The Midrash Pesher of Habakkuk_ (Missoula, Montana: Scholars Press, 1979)

Maurya P. Horgan, _Pesharim : Qumran Interpretations of Biblical Books_ Washington: Catholic Biblical Association of America, 1979

Michael Knibb, _The Qumran Community_ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987) (Translations and commentary to the Damascus Document, the Community Rule, the Pesher to Habakkuk, and other texts)

4.4 Studies

(Note also that the introductory works listed in 0.2 above usually discuss the interpretation of the Pesharim at some length.)

Joseph D. Amusin, "The Reflection of Historical Events of the First Century B.C. in Qumran Commentaries (4Q 161; 4Q 169; 4Q 166)," _HUCA_ 48 (1977) 123-52

Herbert W. Basser, "Pesher HaDavar: The Truth of the Matter," _RevQ_ 13 (49-52) 389-405

Moshe J. Bernstein, "Introductory Formulas for Citation and Re-Citation of Biblical Verses in the Qumran Pesharim: Observations on a Pesher Technique," _DSD_ 1 (1994) 30-70

George J. Brooke, "The Pesharim and the Origins of the Dead Sea Scrolls," in _Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Khirbet Qumran Site_ 339-53

Philip R. Davies, "History and Hagiography," in _Behind the Essenes_ (BJS 94; Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1987) 87-105

Hanan Eshel, "The Historical Background of the Pesher Interpreting Joshua's Curse on the Rebuilders of Jericho," _RevQ_ 59/15 (1992) 409-20

__________, "4QMMT and the History of the Hasmonean Period," in _Reading 4QMMT_ 53-65

Florentino Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez, "Qumran Origins and Early History: A Groningen Hypothesis," _Folia Orientalia_ 25 (1988) 113-36

Timothy Lim, "The Wicked Priests of the Gronigen Hypothesis," _JBL_ 112 (1993) 415-25

__________, _Holy Scripture in the Qumran Commentaries and Pauline Letters_ (Oxford: Clarendon, 1997)

__________, "The Wicked Priest or the Liar?" in _The Dead Sea Scrolls in their Historical Context_ 45-51

Annette Steudel, "Eschatological Interpretation of Scripture in 4Q177 (4QCatenaa)," _RevQ_ 14/55 (1990) 473-81

__________, "4QMidrEschat: 'A Midrash on Eschatology," in _The Madrid Qumran Congress_ 531-41

Michael O. Wise, "4QFlorilegium and the Temple of Adam," _RevQ_ 15/57-58 (1991) 103-32

A. S. van der Woude, "Wicked Priest or Wicked Priests? Reflections on the Identification of the Wicked Priest in the Habakkuk Commentary," _JJS_ 33 (1982) 349-59

__________, "Once Again: The Wicked Priests in the _Habakkuk Pesher_ from Cave 1 of Qumran," _RevQ_ 17/65-68 (1996) 375-84

 

5.0 THE HYMNS SCROLL (HODAYOT, THANKSGIVING PSALMS)

5.1 Translations

_DSST_ 317-70

_DSSNT_ 84-114

_CDSSE_ 243-300

5.2 Basic Orientation

H.-J. V.D. Minde, "Thanksgiving Hymns (1QH)," _ABD_ 6:438-41

Emile Puech, "Hodayot," _EDSS_ 365-69

5.3 Editions and Commentaries

Esther Chazon et al., _Qumran Cave 4 XX Poetical and Liturgical Texts, Part 2_ (DJD 29; Oxford: Clarendon, 1999) esp. E. Schuller, pp. 69-254 (cf. E. Eshel, pp. 421-32) (the official edition of the Cave 4 Hodayot manuscripts)

Bonnie Kittel, _The Hymns of Qumran: Translation and Commentary_ (N. P.: Scholars Press, 1981)

Menahem Mansoor, _The Thanksgiving Hymns_ (Leiden: Brill, 1961)

Svend Holm-Nielsen, _Hodayot: Psalms from Qumran_ (Aarhus: Universitetsforlaget I, 1960)

E. L. Sukenik, _The Dead Sea Scrolls of the Hebrew University_ (Jerusalem: Hebrew University and Magnes Press, 1955). (The _editio princeps_ of the Hodayot, the War Rule, and 1QIsaiahb)

5.4 Studies

James H. Charlesworth, "An Allegorical and Autobiographical Poem by the _Moreh Ha<.s>-<.S>edeq_ (1QH 8:4-11)," in _Sha'arei Talmon_ 295-307

Esther G. Chazon, "Hymns and Prayers in the Dead Sea Scrolls," in _The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years_ 244-70 (a general survey of the texts, including the Hodayot)

John J. Collins and Devorah Dimant, "A Thrice-Told Hymn: A Response to Eileen Schuller," _JQR 85 (1994) 151-55

James R. Davila, "The Hodayot Hymnist and the Four Who Entered Paradise," _RevQ_ 17/65-68 (1996) 457-78

Michael C. Douglas, "The Teacher Hymn Hypothesis Revisited: New Data for an Old Crux," _DSD_ 6 (1999) 239-66

Esther Eshel, "_4Q471B_: A Self Glorification Hymn," _RevQ_ 17/65-68 (1996) 175-203

Eileen Schuller, "The Cave 4 Hodayot Manuscripts: A Preliminary Description," _JQR_ 85 (1994) 137-50

__________, "Prayer, Hymnic, and Liturgical Texts from Qumran," in _The Community of the Renewed Covenant_ 152-71 (A general survey of the texts, including the Hodayot)

Eileen M. Schuller and Lorenzo DiTomasso, "A Bibliography of the Hodayot, 1948-1966," _DSD_ 4 (1997) 55-101

 

6.0 THE SONGS OF THE SABBATH SACRIFICE

6.1 Translations

_DSST_ 419-31

_DSSNT_ 365-77

_CDSSE_ 321-30

6.2 Basic Orientation

Carol A. Newsom, "Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice," _ABD_ 6:155-56

__________, "Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice," _EDSS_ 887-89

6.3 Editions and Commentaries

James R. Davila, _Liturgical Works_ (Eerdman's Commentaries on the Dead Sea Scrolls. Vol. 6; Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2000)

Florentino Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez, , et al., "11QShirot <(>Olat ha-Shabbat," In _Qumran Cave 11 II 11Q2-18, 11Q20-31_, ( DJD 23; Oxford: Clarendon, 1998) 259-304, plates xxx-xxxiv, liii. (The official edition of copies from Qumran cave 11)

Carol, Newsom, _Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice: A Critical Edition_ (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1985) (The _editio princeps_, now superseded by DJD 11 and 2.)

__________. "Shirot <(>Olat Hashabbat." In _Qumran Cave 4 VI Poetical and Liturgical Texts_, Part I, edited by Esther Eshel et al. (DJD 11; Oxford: Clarendon, 1998) 173-401, plates xvi-xxxi.. (The official edition of copies from Qumran cave 4 and Masada)

J. Strugnell, "The Angelic Liturgy at Qumr<^a>n--4Q Serek Sh<^i>r<^o>t <(>Olat Hashshabbat." In _Congress Volume: Oxford 1959_ . (VTSup 7; Leiden: Brill, 1960) 318-45. (The first publication of any part of this work)

6.4 Studies

Joseph M. Baumgarten, "The Qumran Sabbath Shirot and Rabbinic Merkabah Traditions," _RevQ_ 13/49-52 (1988) 199-213

James R. Davila, "The Dead Sea Scrolls and Merkavah Mysticism." In _The Dead Sea Scrolls in their Historical Context_ 249-64

M. Franzman, "The Use of the Terms 'King' and 'Kingdom' in a Selection of Gnostic Writings in Comparison with the Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice" _Mus<'e>on 104 (1991) 221-34

C. R. A. Morray-Jones, "The Temple Within: The Embodied Divine Image and Its Worship in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Other Early Jewish and Christian Sources." _SBLSP_ 37 (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1998) 1:400-31

Carol A. Newsom, "Merkabah Exegesis in the Qumran Sabbath Shirot." _JJS_ 38 (1987) 11-30

__________, "'He Has Established for Himself Priests': Human and Angelic Priesthood in the Qumran Sabbath Shirot," in _Archaeology and History in the Dead Sea Scrolls_, 101-20

__________, "'Sectually Explicit' Literature from Qumran," _The Hebrew Bible and Its Interpreters_, ed. William Henry Propp et al. (Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 1990) 167-87

Bilhah Nitzan, _Qumran Prayer and Religious Poetry_ (STDJ 12; Leiden: Brill, 1994)

Elisha Qimron, "A Review Article of _Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifices: A Critical Edition_, By Carol Newsom," _HTR_ 79 (1986) 349-71

L. Schiffman, "_Merkavah_ Speculation at Qumran: The 4Q_Serekh Shirot <(>Olat ha-Shabbat_," in _Mystics, Philosophers, and Politicians: Essays in Jewish Intellectual History in Honor of Alexander Altmann_, ed. J. Reinharz et al. (Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1982) 15-47

 

7.0 THE TEMPLE SCROLL

7.1 Translations

_DSST_ 154-84

_DSSNT_ 457-92

_CDSSE_ 190-219

7.2 Basic Orientation

Florentino Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez, "Temple Scroll," _EDSS_ 927-32

Lawrence H. Schiffman, "Temple Scroll," _ABD_ 6:348-50

Sidnie White Crawford, _The Temple Scroll and Related Texts_ (Companion to the Qumran Scrolls 2; Sheffield : Sheffield Academic Press, 2000)

Yigael Yadin, "The Temple Scroll--The Longest Dead Sea Scroll," in _Understanding the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 87-112

7.3 Editions and Commentaries

Florentino Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez et al., _Qumran Cave 11 2, 11Q2-18 and 11Q20-31_ (DJD 23; Oxford : Clarendon, 1998) (The _editio princeps_ of 11Q20)

Johann Maier, _The Temple Scroll: an Introduction, Translation & Commentary_ (JSOTSup 34; Sheffield: JSOT, 1985)

Elisha Qimron, _The Temple Scroll: A Critical Edition with Extensive Reconstructions_ (JDS; Beer Sheva and Jerusalem: Ben-Gurion University Press and the Israel Exploration Society, 1996)

Michael Owen Wise, _A Critical Study of the Temple Scroll from Qumran Cave 11_ (Chicago: Oriental Institute, 1990)

Yigael Yadin, _The Temple Scroll_ (3 vols in 4; Jerusalem : Israel Exploration Society, 1977-1983) (The _editio princeps_ of the major Temple Scroll manuscript, 11Q19)

7.4 Studies

George J. Brooke, _Temple Scroll Studies_ (JSPSup 7; Sheffield: JSOT, 1989)

Florentino Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez, "The Temple Scroll: A Systematic Bibliography 1985-1991," in _The Madrid Qumran Congress_ 2:363-403

__________, "The _Temple Scroll_ and the _New Jerusalem_," in _The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years_ 2:431-60

__________, "New Perspectives on the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls," in _Perspectives in the Study of the Old Testament and Early Judaism: A Symposium in Honour of Adam S. van der Woode on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday_, ed. Florentino Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez and Ed Noort (VTSup 73; Leiden: Brill, 1998) 230-48

Dwight D. Swanson, _The Temple Scroll and the Bible: The Methodology of 11QT_ (STDJ 14; Leiden: Brill, 1995)

Ben Zion Wacholder, _The Dawn of Qumran: The Sectarian Torah and the Teacher of Righteousness_ (Monographs of the Hebrew Union College 8; Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press, 1983)

Yigael Yadin, _The Temple Scroll: the Hidden Law of the Dead Sea Sect_ (London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1985) (A popular introduction by the original editor)

 

8.0 THE COPPER SCROLL

8.1 Translations

_DSST_ 460-63

_DSSNT_ 188-98

_CDSSE_ 583-89

8.2 Basic Orientation

P. Kyle McCarter, Jr., "The Mystery of the Copper Scroll," in _Understanding the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 227-41

B. (V.) Pixner, "Copper Scroll (3Q15)," _ABD_ 1:1133-34

Al Wolters, "Copper Scroll," _EDSS_ 143-48

8.3 Editions and Commentaries

John Marco Allegro, _The Treasure of the Copper Scroll: the Openinig and Decipherment of the Most Mysterious of the Dead Sea Scrolls, a Unique Inventory of Buried Treasure_ (London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1960) (Out of date--use with great caution!)

M. Baillet, J. T. Milik, R. de Vaux, H.W. Baker, _Les 'Petites grottes' de Qumr<^a>n; exploration de la falaise; les grottes 2Q,3Q,5Q,6Q,7Q <'a> 10Q; le rouleau de cuivre_ (DJD 3; Oxford: Clarendon, 1962) (Contains the _editio princeps_: Hebrew text with French commentary)

J. T. Milik, "The Copper Document from Cave III of Qumran: Translation and Commentary," _Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan_ 4-5 (1960) 139-42

Judah K. Lefkovits, _The Copper Scroll - 3Q15: A Reevaluation. A New Reading, Translation, and Commentary_ (STDJ 25; Leiden: Brill, 1999)

Albert M. Wolters, _The Copper Scroll: Overview, Text and Translation_ (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996)

8.4 Studies

Stephen Goranson, "Sectarianism, Geography, and the Copper Scroll," _JJS_ 43 (1992) 282-87

P. Kyle McCarter, Jr., "The Copper Scroll Treasure as an Accumulation of Religious Offerings," in _Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 133-48

Bargil (Virgil) Pixner, "Unravelling the Copper Scroll Code: A Study on the Topography of 3Q15," _RevQ_ 11/43 (1983) 323-66

A. Wolters, "Apocalyptic and the Copper Scroll," _JNES_ 49 (1990) 145-54

__________, "The _Copper Scroll_ and the Vocabulary of Mishnaic Hebrew," _RevQ_ 14/55 (1990) 483-95

__________, "History and the Copper Scroll," in _Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls_, ed. Wise et al., 285-98.

__________, "The Copper Scroll," in _The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years_ 1:302-23 (The most recent summary of the state of the question)

 

9.0 THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF QUMRAN

9.1 Basic Orientation

J. Murphy-O'Connor, "Qumran, Khirbet," _ABD_ 5:590-94

Joseph Patrich, "Archaeology," _EDSS_ 57-63

9.2 Studies

Zohar Amar, "The Ash and the Red Material from Qumran," _DSD_ 5 (1998) 1-15

Magan Broshi, "The Archaeology of Qumran -- A Reconsideration," in _The Dead Sea Scrolls: Forty Years of Research_ 103-15

Magan Broshi and Hanan Eshel, "How and When Did the Qumranites Live?" in _The Provo International Conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 265-73

Magan Broshi and Hanan Eshel, "Residential Caves at Qumran," _DSD_ 6 (1999) 328-48

Philip R. Davies, _Qumran_ (Cities of the Biblical World; Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1982)

Robert Donceel and Pauline Donceel-Vo<^u>te, "The Archaeology of Khirbet Qumran," in _Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 1-38 (A preliminary statement by the archaeologists assigned the responsibility of publishing the archaeological evidence from Qumran)

Rachel Hachlili, "Burial Practices at Qumran," _RevQ_ 16/62 (1993) 247-64

Jodi Magness, "The Community of Qumran in Light of Its Pottery," in _Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 39-50

__________, "A Villa at Khirbet Qumran?" _RevQ_ 16/63 (1994) 397-419

__________, "The Chronology of the Settlement at Qumran in the Herodian Period," _DSD_ 2 (1995) 58-65

__________, "Qumran Archaeology: Past Perspectives and Future Prospects," in _The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years_ 1:47-77

Joseph Patrich, "Khirbet Qumran in Light of New Archaeological Explorations in the Qumran Caves," in _Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 73-95

Allan Rosengren Petersen, "The Archaeology of Khirbet Qumran," in _Qumran Between the Old and New Testaments _ 249-60

Joan E. Taylor, "The Cemeteries of Khirbet Qumran and Women's Presence at the Site," _DSD_ 6 (1999) 285-323

R. de Vaux, _Archaeology and the Dead Sea Scrolls_ (London : Oxford University Press for the British Academy , 1973) (The preliminary report by the original excavator. The final report has not yet been published)

__________, "Qumran, Khirbet -- Ein Feshkha," in _Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land_ vol. 4, ed. Michael Avi-Yona and Ephraim Stern (London: Oxford University Press, 1978) 978-86

Jan Kapera Zdzislaw, "Some Remarks on the Qumran Cemetery," in _Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls_ 97-113

Joseph E. Zias, "The Cemeteries of Qumran and Celibacy: Confusion Laid to Rest?" _DSD_ 7 (2000) 220-53

Boaz Zissu, "'Qumran Type' Graves in Jerusalem: Archaeological Evidence of an Essene Community?" _DSD_ 5 (1998) 158-71

 

10. TEXTS FROM THE PERIOD OF THE BAR KOKHBA REVOLT

10.1 Translations

See the editions, commentaries, and studies in sections 10.3-10.4

10.2 Basic Orientation

J. Murphy-O'Connor, "Wadi Murabbaat," _ABD_ 6:863-3

Hannah M. Cotton, <.H>ever, Na<.h>al: Written Material" _EDSS_ 359-61

Hanan Eshel, <.H>ever, Na<.h>al: Archaeology" _EDSS_ 357-59

Weston W. Fields, "Murabba<(>at, Wadi: Written Materials," _EDSS_ 583-87

Ranon Katzoff, "Babatha," _EDSS_ 73-75

Aharon Oppenheimer, "Bar Kokhba, Shim<(>on," _EDSS_ 78-80; "Bar Kokhba Revolt," _EDSS_ 80-82

Ephraim Stern, "Murabba<(>at, Wadi: Archaeology," _EDSS_ 581-83

Michael O. Wise, "Bar Kokhba," _ABD_ 1:598-606

10.3 Editions and Commentaries

P. Benoit et al., _Les grottes de Murabba<(>at_ (DJD 2: Oxford: Clarendon, 1961)

James Charlesworth et al., _Miscellaneous Texts from the Judaean Desert_ (DJD 38; Oxford: Clarendon, 2000)

Hannah M. Cotton and Ada Yardeni, _Aramaic, Hebrew and Greek documentary texts from Na<.h>al <.H>ever and Other Sites, with an Appendix Containing Alleged Qumran Texts (The Seiy<^a>l collection II)_ (DJD 27; Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1997)

Joseph A. Fitzmyer, "The Bar Cochba Period," in _Essays on the Semitic Background of the New Testament_ (N.p.: Society of Biblical Literature and Scholars Press, 1971) (Includes commentary on some of the texts from Wadi Murabba'at in DJD 2)

Naphtali Lewis, Yigael Yadin and Jonas C. Greenfield, _The Documents from the Bar Kokhba Period in the Cave of Letters_ Vol. 1 _Greek Papyri_ (Judean Desert Studies 2; Jerusalem : Israel Exploration Society: Hebrew University of Jerusalem : Shrine of the Book., 1989)

Dennis Pardee et al., _Handbook of Ancient Hebrew Letters: A Study Edition_ (Chico, Calif.: Scholars Press, 1982) (Texts and commentary for selected letters from the Bar Kokhba period, along with a bibliography, are found on pp. 114-44)

10.4 Studies

Mordechai A. Friedman, "Babatha's _Ketubba_: Some Preliminary Observations," _IEJ_ 46 (1996) 55-76

Hannah M. Cotton and Elisha Qimron, "X<.H>ev/Se 13 of 134 or 135 C.E.: A Wife's Renunciation of Claims," _JJS_ 49 (1998) 108-18

Tal Ilan, "Julia Crispine, Daughter of Berenicianus, A Herodian Princess in the Babatha Archive: A Case Study in Historical Indentification," _JQR_ 82 (1992) 361-81

__________, "Premarital Cohabitation in Ancient Judea: The Evidence of the Babatha Archive and the Mishnah (_Ketubbot_ 1.4)," _HTR_ 86 (1993) 247-64

Benjamin Isaac, "The Babatha Archive: A Review Article," _IEJ_ 42 (1992) 62-75

Benjamin Isaac and Aharon Oppenheimer, "The Revolt of Bar Kokhba: Ideology and Modern Scholarship," _JJS_ 36 (1985)

Ranon Katzoff, "Papyrus Yadin 18 Again: A Rejoinder," _JQR_ 82 (1991) 171-76

Naphtali Lewis, Ranon Katzoff, Jonas C. Greenfield, "Papyrus Yadin 18," _IEJ_ 37 (1987) 229-50

Richard G. Marks, _The Image of Bar Kokhba in Traditional Jewish Literature: False Messiah and National Hero_ (University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994)

Menachem Mor, "The Bar-Kokhba Revolt and Non-Jewish Participants," _JJS_ 36 (1985) 200-209

Adele Reinhartz, "Rabbinic Perceptions of Simeon Bar Kosiba," _JSJ_ 20 (1989) 171-94

A. Wasserstein, "A Marriage Contract from the Province of Arabia Nova: Notes on Papyrus Yadin 18," _JQR_ 80 (1989) 93-130

Yigael Yadin, _Bar Kokhba: The Rediscovery of the Legendary Hero of the Second Jewish Revolt Against Rome_ (New York: Random House, 1971)

Yigael Yadin, Jonas C. Greenfield, Ada Yardeni, "Babatha's _Ketubba_, _IEJ_ 44 (1994) 75-101

 

11. JESUS AND THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS

(For more on ancient messianism, the quest of the historical Jesus, and Jesus as an ancient divine mediator figure, see the

0.0 GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY ON THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS

Joseph A. Fitzmyer, _The Dead Sea Scrolls, Major Publications and Tools for Study_ (Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars Press, 1990)

Florentino Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez and Donald W. Parry, _A Bibliography of the Finds in the Desert of Judah 1970-95: Arranged by Author with Citation and Subject Indexes_ (STDJ 19; Leiden: Brill, 1996)

 

0.1 TRANSLATIONS OF THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS

Florentino Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez, _The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated: The Qumran Texts in English_ (2nd ed.; Leiden: Brill, 1996) (Hereafter, _DSST_.A good, comprehensive, literal translation, even though translated from Spanish. The main textbook for this course module)

Florentino Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez and Eibert Tigchelaar, _The Dead Sea Scrolls Study Edition_ (Leiden: Brill, 1998) (Hebrew and Aramaic originals with English translation on facing page)

Theodor H. Gaster, The Dead Sea Scriptures (3rd ed.; New York: Doubleday, 1976) (An old translation which does not include all the texts, but contains useful commentary on the texts it covers)

Geza Vermes, _The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English_ (London and New York: Penguin, 1997) (Hereafter, _CDSSE_. Good introductory material. Less literal than some of the other translations and tends not to translate smaller fragments)

Michael Wise, Martin Abegg, Jr., and Edward Cook, _The Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Translation_ (San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1996) (Hereafter, _DSSNT_. Tends to use idiosyncratic titles for the various works. When in doubt go by the manuscript sigla. Good introductions to the individual works)

 

0.2 INTRODUCTORY AND ENCYCLOPEDIC WORKS ON THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS

Edward M. Cook, _Solving the Mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls: New Light on the Bible_ (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 1994)

Frank Moore Cross, _The Ancient Library of Qumran_ (3rd ed.; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995)

David Noel Freedman (ed.), _The Anchor Bible Dictionary_ (6 vols.; New York: Doubleday, 1992) (Hereafter, _ABD_. Contains many articles on subjects pertaining to the Dead Sea Scrolls)

Lawrence H. Schiffman, _Reclaiming the Dead Sea Scrolls: The History of Judaism, the Background of Christianity, the Lost Library of Qumran_ (Philadelphia: Jewish Publications Society, 1994)

Lawrence H. Schiffman and James C. VanderKam (eds.), _Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls_ (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2000) (Hereafter, _EDSS_)

Hartmut Stegemann, _The Library of Qumran: On the Essenes, Qumran, John the Baptist, and Jesus_ (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1998)

James C. VanderKam, _The Dead Sea Scrolls Today_ (Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans, 1994) (A textbook for this course module)

Geza Vermes, _The Dead Sea Scrolls: Qumran in Perspective_ (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1977)

 

0.3 RECENT COLLECTIONS OF ESSAYS ON THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS

Harold W. Attridge et al. (eds.), _Of Scribes and Scrolls: Studies on the Hebrew Bible, Intertestamental Judaism, and Christian Origins Presented to John Strugnell on the Occasion of His Sixtieth Birthday_ (Lahnam N. J./New York/London: University Press of America, 1990)

Moshe Bernstein et al. (eds.), _Legal Texts and Legal Issues: Proceedings of the Second Meeting of the International Organization for Qumran Studies_ (STJD 23; Leiden: Brill, 1997)

George J. Brooke and Barnabas Lindars (eds.), _Septuagint, Scrolls and Cognate Writings: Papers Presented to the International Symposium on the Septuagint and Its Relations to the Dead Sea Scrolls and other Writings (Manchester, 1990)_ (Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars Press, 1992)

George J. Brooke with Florentino Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez (eds.), _New Qumran Texts and Studies: Proceedings of the First Meeting of the International Organization for Qumran Studies, Paris 1992_ (STDJ 15; Leiden: Brill, 1994)

James H. Charlesworth (ed.), _Qumran Questions_ (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995)

Esther G. Chazon et al. (eds.), _Pseudepigraphic Perspectives: The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Proceedings of the Second International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature_ (STJD 31; Leiden: Brill, 1998)

Frederick H. Cryer and Thomas L. Thompson (eds.), _Qumran Between the Old and New Testaments _ (JSOTSup 290; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998)

Devorah Dimant and Uriel Rappaport (eds.), _The Dead Sea Scrolls: Forty Years of Research_ (STDJ 10; Leiden: Brill, 1992)

Devorah Dimant and Lawrence H. Schiffman (eds.), _Time to Prepare the Way in the Wilderness: Papers on the Qumran Scrolls_ (STDJ 16; Leiden: Brill, 1995)

Michael Fishbane et al. (eds.), _Sha'arei Talmon: Studies in the Bible, Qumran, and the Ancient Near East Presented to Shemaryahu Talmon_ (Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 1992)

Joseph A. Fitzmyer, _The Dead Sea Scrolls and Christian Origins_ (Grand Rapids, Mich: Eerdmans, 2000)

Peter W. Flint and James C. VanderKam (eds.), _The Dead Sea Scrolls After Fifty Years: A Comprehensive Assessment_ (2 vols.; Leiden: Brill, 1998-99)

Florentino Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez (ed.), _The Madrid Qumran Congress: Proceedings of the International Congress on the Dead Sea Scrolls_ (STDJ 11.1-2; 2 vols.; Leiden: Brill, 1992).

__________, _Qumran & Apocalyptic: Studies on the Aramaic Texts from Qumran_ (Leiden: Brill, 1992)

Florentino Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez et al. (eds), _The Scriptures and the Scrolls: Studies in Honour of A.S. Van Der Woude on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday_ (Leiden: Brill, 1992)

Florentino Garc<'i>a Mart<'i>nez and Ed Noort (eds.), _Perspectives in the Study of the Old Testament & Early Judaism: A Symposium in Honour of Adams S. van der Woude on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday_ (VTSup 73; Leiden: Brill, 1998).

Z. J. Kapera (ed.), _Intertestamental Essays in Honour of J<'o>sef Tadeusz Milik_ (Krak<'o>w: Enigma Press, 1992)

Timothy H. Lim, et al. (eds.), _The Dead Sea Scrolls in their Historical Context_ (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 2000)

T. Muraoka (ed.), _Studies in Qumran Aramaic_ (Louvain: Peeters, 1992)

T. Muraoka and J. F. Elwolde (eds.), _The Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Ben Sira: Proceedings of a Symposium Held at Leiden University_ (STDJ 26; Leiden ; New York: Brill, 1997)

__________ (eds.), _Sirach, Scrolls and Sages: Proceedings of a Second International Symposium on the Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Ben Sira, and the Mishnah, Held at Leiden University_ (STDJ 33; Leiden: Brill, 1999)

Donald W. Parry and Eugene Ulrich (eds.), _The Provo International Conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls: Technological Innovations, New Texts, and Reformulated Issues_ (STDJ 30; Leiden: Brill, 1998)

Stanley E. Porter and Craig A. Evans (eds.), _The Scrolls and the Scriptures: Qumran Fifty Years After_ (JSPSup 26; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1997)

John C. Reeves and John Kampen (eds.), _Pursuing the Text: Studies in Honor of Ben Zion Wacholder on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday_ (JSOTSup 184; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1994)

Lawrence H. Schiffman (ed.), _Archaeology and History in the Dead Sea Scrolls: The New York University Conference in Memory of Yigael Yadin_ (JSOT/ASOR, 1990)

Hershel Shanks (ed.), _Understanding the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Reader from the Biblical Archaeology Review_ (London: SPCK, 1993)

Michael E. Stone and Esther G. Chazon (eds.), _Biblical Perspectives: Early Use and Interpretation of the Bible in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Proceedings of the First International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature_ (STDJ 28; Leiden ; Kinderhook, N.Y: Brill, 1998)

Eugene Ulrich, _The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Origins of the Bible_ (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans; Leiden: Brill, 1999)

Eugene Ulrich and James VanderKam (eds.), _The Community of the Renewed Covenant: The Notre Dame Symposium on the Dead Sea Scrolls_ (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1994)

Michael O. Wise et al. (eds.), _Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Khirbet Qumran Site: Present Realities and Future Prospects_ (_Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences_ vol. 722; New York, New York: New York Academy of Sciences, 1994)

Michael O. Wise, _Thunder in Gemini and Other Essays on the History, Language and Literature of Second Temple Palestine_ (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1994)

David P. Wright et al. (eds.), _Pomegranates and Golden Bells: Studies in Biblical, Jewish, and Near Eastern Ritual, Law, and Literature in Honor of Jacob Milgrom _ (Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 1995)

 

0.4 The following JOURNALS carry many articles on the Dead Sea Scrolls and others texts from the Judean Desert:

_Dead Sea Discoveries_

_Hebrew Union College Annual_

_Israel Exploration Journal_

_Jewish Quarterly Review_

_Journal of Jewish Studies_

_Journal for the Study of Judaism_

_Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha and Related Literature_

_Revue de Qumran_

 

1.0 THE DAMASCUS DOCUMENT

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