Tag: Essenes

Sectarianism in the Second Temple Period

08/26 | In part three of his study on schisms in Jewish history, Lawrence H. Schiffman examines sectarianism in the Second Temple Period.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

Josephus on the Essenes

08/01 | Josephus’s commentaries on the laws and characteristics of the Essene community have been invaluable to scholars studying ancient Jewish laws and customs.   Read more…

Posted in Dead Sea Scrolls, People in the Bible.

Raphael Golb’s Dead Sea Scroll Conviction Affirmed By New York’s Highest Court

05/16 | On May 13, 2014, New York’s highest court affirmed the criminal conviction of Raphael Golb, son of Dead Sea Scroll scholar Norman Golb. The younger Golb had tried to support   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works, Dead Sea Scrolls, News.


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