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Re: orion-list 1, 2 Maccabees

At 07:06 AM 11/17/99 -0500, you wrote:
>The Books of the Maccabees have not been found among Qumran manuscripts.
>What might that suggest?

It might suggest that they have been lost.  It might suggest that the
Qumranites were not interested in such stories.  Or it might suggest that
whoever deposited the library there didn't own a copy.  I don't think it
implies anything "conspiratorial".



Jim West, ThD

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