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Debating Qumran: Collected Essays on Its Archaeology Jodi Magness

Debating Qumran: Collected Essays on Its Archaeology

Jodi Magness

Published June 24th 2004
ISBN : 9789042913141
Paperback
210 pages
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Qumran has been the subject of recent controversy, with a number of scholars challenging Roland de Vauxs interpretation of the site as a sectarian settlement. In these updated and annotated essays, Jodi Magness examines various aspects of theMoreQumran has been the subject of recent controversy, with a number of scholars challenging Roland de Vauxs interpretation of the site as a sectarian settlement. In these updated and annotated essays, Jodi Magness examines various aspects of the archaeology of Qumran, including the architecture, pottery, cementery, and coins. She beliefs that de Vauxs interpretation is correct, and that the community that inhabitated Qumran should be identified with the Essenes mentioned in our ancient sources.