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Re: Golb's Theory

On Sat, 7 Sep 1996 Edmcook@aol.com wrote:

> Isn't the discussion of Golb's theory moot if the newly discovered ostracon
> implies that Kh. Qumran = the/a site of the Yahad?  Doesn't that strongly
> connect the scrolls and the sect described in them to the site itself? 
> Actual texts (e.g., Tell Dan) have a way of demolishing way-out theories.

As long as they are "actual" that is - from the rumors filtering down to 
us, it is entirely unclear whether the term "yachad" appears on the ostracon,
or whether the text is interpreted to refere to the yachad.