xii, 148 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Archaeology and biblical studies ; no. 14.
Formatted Contents Note
chapter 1: What are the Dead Sea Scrolls and how were they discovered? chapter 2. What do we know about the archaeology of Qumran? chapter 3. Who lived at Qumran and what was their story? chapter 4. What kinds of ancient writings are preserved among the Scrolls? chapter 5. Why are the Scrolls important for understanding the Hebrew Scriptures? chapter 6. Why are the Scrolls important for understanding Second Temple Judaism? chapter 7. Why are the Scrolls important for understanding the New Testament?
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-138) and index.