SBL Publications List:

The Society of Biblical Literature publishes scholarly monographs and collections in a number of series that are of particular interest to Dead Sea Scrolls scholars:

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Brown Judaic Studies:

Sectarian Law in the Dead Sea Scrolls: Courts, Testimony, and the Penal Code

By Lawrence H. Schiffman (Paperback), 1983, BJS 33

The Scrolls and Christian Origins: Studies in the Jewish Background of the New Testament

By Matthew Black (Paperback), 1983, BJS 48

Behind the Essenes: History and Ideology in the Dead Sea Scrolls

by Philip R. Davies, 1987, BJS 94

SBL Dissertation Series/Academia Biblica

The Hymns of Qumran: Translation and Commentary

By Bonnie Pedrotti Kittel (Paperback), 1981, SBLDS 50

The Meaning of Ruach at Qumran

By Arthur E. Sekki (Cloth), 1989, SBLDS 110

The Impurity Systems of Qumran and the Rabbis: Biblical Foundations

By Hannah K. Harrington (Paperback), 1993, SBLDS 143

Women in the Damascus Document

By Cecelia Wassen (Paperback), 2005, Academia Biblica 21 (Cloth, Brill, 2005)

SBL Early Judaism and Its Literature:

A Commentary on the Animal Apocalypse of I Enoch

by Patrick A. Tiller, 1993, SBLEJL 4

From Patriarch to Priest: The Levi-Priestly Tradition from Aramaic Levi to Testament of Levi

by Robert A. Kugler, 1996, SBLEJL 9

The Dead Sea Scrolls at Fifty: Proceedings of the 1997 Society of Biblical Literature Qumran Section Meetings

By Robert A. Kugler and Eileen M. Schuller (Paperback), 1999, SBLEJL 15

Noah Traditions in the Dead Sea Scrolls: Conversations and Controversies of Antiquity

By Dorothy M. Peters (Paperback), 2008, SBLEJL 26 (Cloth, Brill, 2009)

SBL Monograph Series

The Text of Habakkuk in the Ancient Commentary from Qumran

By William H. Brownlee (Paperback), 1959, SBLMS 11 (2006 reprint)

The Midrash Pesher of Habakkuk

By William H. Brownlee (Paperback), 1977, SBLMS 24 (2006 reprint)

The Eschatological Community of the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Study of the Rule of the Congregation

By Lawrence H. Schiffman (Paperback), 1989, SBLMS 38

SBL Symposium Series

Reading 4QMMT: New Perspectives on Qumran Law and History

By John Kampen and Moshe J. Bernstein (Cloth, Paperback), 1996, SBLSymS 2

Reading the Present in the Qumran Library: The Perception of the Contemporary by Means of Scriptural Interpretations

By Kristin De Troyer and Armin Lange (Paperback), 2005, SBLSymS 30 (Cloth, Brill, 2005)

Other SBL Publications:

No Small Difference: Sirach's Relationship to Its Hebrew Parent Text

by Benjamin G. Wright, 1989, SBLSCS 26

Septuagint, Scrolls and Cognate Writings: Papers Presented to the International Symposium on the Septuagint and Its Relations to the Dead Sea Scrolls and Other Writings

By George J. Brooke and Barnabas Lindars (Paperback), 1992, SBLSCS 33

A Catalog of Biblical Passages in the Dead Sea Scrolls

By David L. Washburn (Paperback), 2003, SBL Text-Critical Studies 2 (Cloth, Brill, 2003)

The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls

By Casey D. Elledge (Paperback), 2005, SBL Archaeology and Biblical Studies 14, (Cloth, Brill, 2005)

SBL Reprints:

Exegesis at Qumran: 4Q Florilegium in Its Jewish Context

by George J. Brooke, 1985, JSOTSup 29 (Reprint 2006)

STDJ Reprints

The SBL reprints series has begun to feature STDJ volumes, now available in paperback for a corresponding drop in price. Available titles include:

The Laws of the Damascus Document: Sources, Tradition, and Redaction

by Charlotte Hempel, 1998, STDJ 29

Reading for History in the Damascus Document

By Maxine Grossman, 2002, STDJ 45

The Self as Symbolic Space: Constructing Identity and Community at Qumran

by Carol A. Newsom, 2004, STDJ 52

Scribal Practices and Approaches Reflected in the Texts Found in the Judean Desert

by Emanuel Tov, 2004, STDJ 54

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