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The Dead Sea Scrolls and Authoritative Scriptures

Timothy H. Lim

in The Formation of the Jewish Canon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300164343
eISBN:
9780300164954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300164343.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Qumran-Essene theory states that manuscripts discovered by Bedouin goatherds in caves by the Dead Sea in 1947 belong to the community of the Essenes. Since the beginning of research, scholars ... More


Hebrew in the Hellenistic World

William M. Schniedewind

in A Social History of Hebrew: Its Origins Through the Rabbinic Period

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300176681
eISBN:
9780300199109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176681.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The ideological role of language came to the fore in the Hellenistic world as language became essential for defining Hellenistic culture and citizenship. Hellenism elevated language ideology, and as ... More


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