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Re: orion cryptic scripts



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Jim West wrote:

> I am wondering if anyone cares to offer a rationale as to why some
> Qumran
> documents (specifically 4Q298) are written in some cryptic script.  To
> what end?
>

    To keep you from reading it, Jim (g).  I think the cryptic scrolls
were so
written to keep the novices or initiates to the "yahad" from reading
them
until they reached a stage when they were ready for "secret wisdom."

Jack

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