Ancient Treasures and the Dead Sea Scrolls

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Suggested Readings

The ancient Near-East

Benoit, Agnés. Art et archéologie: les civilisations du Proche-Orient ancien. Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 2003.

Brettler, Marc Zvi. The creation of history in Ancient Israel. New York: Routledge, 1998.

de Vaux, Roland. Ancient Israel: Its Life and Institutions. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1997.

Josephus, Flavius, William Whiston (translator). Josephus: The Complete Works. Nashville: Nelson Thomas Inc., 2003.

King, Philip, Lawrence E. Stager and Douglas Knight. Life in Biblical Israel. Philadelphia: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002.

Mazar, Amihay, and Ephraim Stern.  Archaeology of the Land of Israel vol. 2: The Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian Periods (732-332 B.C.E.). New York: Doubleday, 2001.

Miller, J. Maxwell, and John H. Hayes. A History of Ancient Israel and Judah. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1986.

Rachet, Guy. La Bible, mythe et réalités. Éditions du Rocher, 2003.

Roitman, Adolfo D. Envisioning the Temple. Scrolls, Stones and Symbols. Jerusalem: The Israel Museum, 2003.

Sasson, Jack M., ed. Civilizations of the Ancient Near East. New York:Scribners, 1995.

Schiffman, Lawrence H. From Text to Tradition. A History of Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism. Hoboken, NJ: Ktav, 1991.

Schiffman, Lawrence. H. Texts and Traditions. A Source Reader for the Student of Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism. Hoboken, NJ: KTAV, 1998.

Schmidt, Francis. La Pensée du Temple, de Jérusalem à Qoumrân: Identité et lien social dans le Judaïsme ancien. Paris: Seuil, 2003.

Shanks, Herschel. Ancient Israel: From Abraham to the Roman Destruction of the Temple. (2nd Edition). Washington: Prentice Hall, 1999.

The Dead Sea Scrolls

Charlesworth, James H. and Henry W.L. Rietz. The Dead Sea scrolls : rule of the community. Philadelphia: American Interfaith Institute/World Alliance, 1996.

Collins, John J. Apocalypticism in the Dead Sea Scrolls. London and New York: Routledge, 1997.

Cook, Edward M. Solving the Mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls: New Light on the Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1994.

Cross, Frank Moore. The Ancient Library of Qumran. (3rd ed.) Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1995.

Davies, P.R., G. Brooke  and P. Callaway. The Complete World of the Dead Sea Scrolls. London: Thames & Hudson, 2002.

Feather, Robert. The Mystery of the Copper Scroll of Qumran. Rochester, Vermont: Bear and Comany, 1999.

Finkelstein, Israel. The Bible unearthed: archaeology's new vision of ancient Israel and the origin of its sacred texts. New York: Free Press, 2001.

Fitzmeyer, Joseph A. Responses to 101 Questions on the Dead Sea Scrolls. New York: Paulist Press, 1992.

Fitzmeyer, Joseph A. The Dead Sea scrolls and Christian origins. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2000.

Flint, Peter W. and James VanderKam, eds. The Dea Sea scrolls after fifty years. Leiden: Brill, 1998-1999.

Flusser, David. La secte de la mer Morte. L'histoire spirituelle et les manuscrits. Paris: Desclée de Brouwer, 2002.

Geoltrain, Pierre, éd. Aux origines du christianisme. Paris: Folio, 2000.

Golb, Norman. Who Wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls? The Search for the Secret of Qumran. New York: Scribners, 1995.

Harrington, D. J. Wisdom Texts From Qumran. London and New York: Routledge, 1996.

Hodge, Stephen. The Dead Sea Scrolls Rediscovered. Berkeley, California: Seastone, 2003.

Laperrousaz, E.M. éditeur de collectif.  Qoumrân et les manuscrits de la mer Morte: Un cinquantenaire. Paris: le Cerf, 2000.

Laperrousaz, E.M. Les manuscrits de la mer Morte. 10e édition. Que sais-je?, 2003.

Magness, Jodi. Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2003.

Martínez, F. García, ed. The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated: The Qumran Texts in English. 2nd ed. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1996.

McNutt, Paula M. Reconstructing the society of ancient Israel. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster John Knox Press, 1999.

Mébarki, Farah et al. Les manuscripts de la mer Morte. Rodez: Éditions du Rouergue, 2002.

Paul, André. Les manuscrits de la mer Morte: les voix des esséniens retrouvés. Paris: Bayard Éditions/Centurion, 1997.

Roitman, Adolfo D. A Day at Qumran. The Dead Sea Sect and Its Scrolls. Jerusalem: The Israel Museum, 1997.

Schiffman, Lawrence H.  Reclaiming the Dead Sea Scrolls: The History of Judaism, the Background of Christianity, the Lost Library of Qumran. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1994.

Schiffman, Lawrence H., Jean Duhaime (traduction). Les manuscrits de la mer Morte et le Judaïsme. Paris: Fides, 2003.

Schiffman, Lawrence H. and James C. VanderKam, eds. Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea scrolls. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Shanks, Hershel. L'Énigme des manuscrits de la mer Morte. Paris: Desclée de Brouwer, 1999.

Shanks, Hershel. The mystery and meaning of the Dead Sea scrolls. New York: Random House, 1999.

Shanks, Hershel, Sylvie Carteron (traduction). L'Aventure des manuscrits de la mer Morte. Paris: Seuil, 2002.

Silberman, Neil Asher,  Jean-François Sené (traduction). Les secrets de Qoumrân. Paris: Stock, 2003.

VanderKam, James C. The Dead Sea Scrolls Today. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1994.

VanderKam, James, and Peter Flint. The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Their Significance for Understanding the Bible, Judaism, Jesus, and Christianity. San Francisco: Harper Collins, 2002.

Vermes, Geza, ed. The Dead Sea Scrolls in English. 4th ed. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1995.

Wise, Michael O., Martin G. Abegg and E. Cook. The Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Translation. London: Harper Collins, 1996.

Wise, Michael. Les manuscrits de la mer morte. Paris: Perrin, 2003.

For younger readers

Allon, Hagit and Lena Zehavi. The Mystery of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Jerusalem: Israel Museum, 2003.

Burnham, Brad. Qumran Caves: Hiding Place for the Dead Sea Scrolls. New York: PowerKids Press, 2003.

Burstein, Chaya. The Kids Catalogue of Bible Treasures. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1999.

Chaikin, Miriam. Menorahs, Mezuzas, and Other Jewish Symbols. New York: Clarion, 1990.

Israel Museum, Jerusalem. The Dead Sea Scrolls. 1994.

Kolatch, Alfred J. The Jewish Book of Why. Penguin, 2003.

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