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Re: Qumran question (fwd)

On Wed, 6 Mar 1996, avigdor horovitz wrote:

> > But how do we gain the necessary independent knowledge of Sadducean legal 
> > traditions? I know of no non-circular arguments (though I'd love to be 
> > corrected:-)
> > 
> Read Sussman's contribution to the Strugnell-Qimron publication of MMT.  
> It provides all the information about the MMT-Saducee Halakhic 
> connections.  If you don't want to wait for the publication two years ago 

I don't quite understand the last line; but you don't seem to have 
noticed that I had said "non-circular".

Douglas de Lacey.

Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit,    Cambridge University Library
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