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Ruth A. Clements and Daniel R. Schwartz, eds. Text, Thought, and Practice in Qumran and Early Christianity: Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, Jointly Sponsored by the Hebrew University Center for the Study of Christianity, 11–13 January, 2004. Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah 84. Leiden: Brill, 2009.

CONTENTS

Preface ................................................................................................. vii
Abbreviations ..................................................................................... xi

CANON, PROPHECY, AND COMMENTARY

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Origins of Biblical Commentary 3
Markus Bockmuehl
Prophets and Prophecy in the Qumran Scrolls and the New
Testament ........................................................................................ 31
George J. Brooke
Special People or Special Books? On Qumran and New
Testament Notions of Canon ....................................................... 49
Daniel R. Schwartz

COMMUNITIES AND THEIR BOUNDARIES

Temple and Righteousness in Qumran and Early Christianity:
Tracing the Social Difference between the Two Movements 63
Eyal Regev
We, You, They: Boundary Language in 4QMMT and the New
Testament Epistles ......................................................................... 89
Adele Reinhartz

THE SCROLLS AND JOHANNINE LITERATURE

The Gospel of John and the Dead Sea Scrolls .............................. 109
Harold W. Attridge
Recent Perspectives on Johannine Dualism and Its Background 127
Jörg Frey

BELIEFS AND INTERPRETATIONS

Towards a Theology of the Tabernacle and Its Furniture .......... 161
Gary A. Anderson
Divorce, Reproof, and Other Sayings in the Synoptic Gospels:
Jesus Traditions in the Context of “Qumranic” and Other
Texts ................................................................................................. 195
Menahem Kister
Exegetical Patterns Common to the Dead Sea Scrolls and the
New Testament, and Their Implications .................................... 231
Serge Ruzer

DEMONS AND SAVIORS

Melchizedek: A Model for the Union of Kingship and
Priesthood in the Hebrew Bible, 11QMelchizedek, and the
Epistle to the Hebrews .................................................................. 255
Israel Knohl
Demonology in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament 267
Hermann Lichtenberger
A Messiah in Heaven? A Re-Evaluation of Jewish and
Christian Apocalyptic Traditions ................................................ 281
Cana Werman

Index of Modern Authors ................................................................ 000
Index of Ancient Sources ................................................................. 000