The Bible and Its Interpretation in the Dead Sea Scrolls

Bible Interpretation and the Dead Sea ScrollsThe Dead Sea Scrolls are of immense significance for the history of the text and interpretation of the Hebrew Bible. This illustrated lecture led by Professor Lawrence Schiffman, will discuss the character of the various text-types in evidence in the Qumran biblical manuscripts and their significance for the history of the biblical text. The lecture will explore the various forms of biblical exegesis, rewritten Bible, Pesher and legal interpretation, and their contribution to the history of Judaism and Christianity.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 7:30 PM on Zoom: Passcode 171692

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