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orion Code Terminology in the DSS

In light of the recent discussion of the appropriateness of
the term "sect", I am interested to know what (if any) work
has been done on the use of code terminology in the 
Scrolls.  By "code terminology" I mean names like "the Wicked
Priest" or "the Lion of Judah" or expressions like "seekers
of smooth things."  It seems that such terminology points
to isolationist (dare I say "sectarian") tendencies in the
Qumran literature.  While I am not interested in entering
the ORION debate on this, I do think that such terminology
must be of interest to the sociologically minded.  What does
the use of such terminology say about the authors?  

Bill Schniedewind
+  william schniedewind                          +
+  ucla, dept. of near eastern langs & cultures  +
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