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Publications on the Dead Sea Scrolls

Publications on the Dead Sea Scrolls from BRILL
version d.d. 24 October 2006

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  • The Dead Sea Scrolls Concordance
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls Study Edition
  • Vetus Testamentum, Supplements (selected titles)
  • Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism (selected title)
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah (full series listing)
  • Titles on Dead Sea Scrolls from the SBL Series
  • The Library of Qumran
  • The Allegro Qumran Collection on Microfiche
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated
  • The People of the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls on Microfiche
  • Dead Sea Discoveries

    The Dead Sea Scrolls Concordance
    Volume 1: The Non-Biblical Texts from Qumran
    Martin G. Abegg, Jr. with James E. Bowley and Edward M. Cook in consultation with Emanuel Tov
    • April 2003
    • ISBN 90 04 12521 3
    • Cloth with dustjacket (vol.1: xx , 498 pp.; vol. 2: viii, 460 pp., 2 vols.)
    • List price EUR 317.- / US$ 412.-
    • The Dead Sea Scrolls Concordance, 1
    This keyword-in-context concordance contains a new and consistent linguistic analysis of all the words found in the Dead Sea Scrolls. All keywords have an English translation and they are listed in alphabetical order rather than by verbal root, which makes the concordance easy to consult for the non-specialist.

    '…ein grosses, geradezu unverzichtbares Hilfsmittel sowohl f?r die alttestamentliche als auch f?r neutestamentliche Wissenschaft…' Heinz Giesen, Theologie der Gegenwart, 2005.
    'At long last we now have the research tool on the Dead Sea Scrolls that we have been eagerly awaiting - a complete and up-to-date concordance that is readily accessible. Abegg's work supersedes the earlier, more limited, and preliminary attempts and thus gives us a wonderful entry into the entire Qumran corpus.' James C. VanderKam, John A. O'Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, USA.

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    The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader
    Set of 6 Volumes
    Edited by Donald W. Parry and Emanuel Tov
    • October 2004
    • ISBN 90 04 13578 2
    • Paperback
    • List price EUR 219.- / US$ 219.-
    This edition, mainly based on the FARMS database, presents for the first time all the non-biblical Qumran texts classified according to their genres, together with translations. The Reader consists of six individual parts.
    The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, Volume 1 Texts Concerned with Religious Law
    Edited by Donald W. Parry and Emanuel Tov, With the assistance of Nehemia Gordon and Derek Fry.
    • January 2004
    • ISBN 90 04 12650 3
    • Paperback (xxii, 344 pp., xviii)
    • List price EUR 48.- / US$ 48.-
    • The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, 1

    The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, Volume 2 Exegetical Texts
    Edited by Donald W. Parry and Emanuel Tov. With the assistance of Nehemia Gordon and Carli Anderson.
    • January 2004
    • ISBN 90 04 12648 1
    • Paperback (xxii, 148 pp., xiv)
    • List price EUR 43.- / US$ 43.-
    • The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, 2

    The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, Volume 3 Parabiblical Texts
    Edited by Donald W. Parry and Emanuel Tov. With the assistance of Carli Anderson
    • October 2004
    • ISBN 90 04 12647 3
    • Paperback (xxiv, 650, xiv pp.)
    • List price EUR 49.- / US$ 49.-
    • The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, 3

    The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, Volume 4 Calendrical and Sapiential Texts
    Edited by Donald W. Parry and Emanuel Tov.
    • January 2004
    • ISBN 90 04 12651 1
    • Paperback (xxiv, 300 pp., xii)
    • List price EUR 46.- / US$ 46.-
    • The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, 4

    The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, Volume 5 Poetic and Liturgical Texts
    Edited by Donald W. Parry and Emanuel Tov. With the assistance of Mindy J. Anderson
    • October 2004
    • ISBN 90 04 12653 8
    • Paperback (xxiv, 516, xx pp.)
    • List price EUR 49.- / US$ 49.-
    • The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, 5

    The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, Volume 6 Additional Genres and Unclassified Texts
    Edited by Donald W. Parry and Emanuel Tov. With the assistance of Nehemia Gordon
    • October 2004
    • ISBN 90 04 12646 5
    • Paperback (xxiv, 348, xxviii pp.)
    • List price EUR 46.- / US$ 46.-
    • The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, 6

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    The Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library
    Incorporating The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader - Network Version
    Edited by Emanuel Tov
    • September 2006
    • ISBN 90 04 14744 6
    • CD-rom
    • List price EUR 499.- / US$ 599.-
    • Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Reference Library CD-ROM

    The Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library
    Incorporating The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader - Standalone Version

    This third volume of the DSS CD-ROM gives a complete coverage of all thepublished non-biblical Qumran scrolls, including scrolls identified in 2004-5, together with morphological analysis and English translations.
    The CD-ROM also includes Hebrew Scripture. The WordCruncher software enables sophisticated searches of Hebrew and Aramaic terms using their root forms.
    The database has an improved set of photographs of all the fragments, and each scroll image is individually labeled.
    This version is Unicode compatible, so that one may cut and paste from the database into Microsoft Word and similar programs.
    The CD is available at the SBL or directly from Brill.

    Edited by Emanuel Tov
    • September 2006
    • ISBN 90 04 15062 5
    • CD-rom
    • List price EUR 259.- / US$ 279.-
    • Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Reference Library CD-ROM

    Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Reference Library CD-ROM, Volume 1 - Standalone Version
    Timothy H. Lim in consultation with Philip S. Alexander
    • June 1999
    • ISBN 90 04 10697 9
    • CD-rom
    • List price EUR 299.- / US$ 299.-
    • Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Reference Library CD-ROM, 1

    '...a laudable research tool which exploits the manipulative powers of the computer...It will open new opportunities to study this sample of early Jewish; it will offer a new resource for studying paleography; and it will enhance textual criticism of sacred and apocryptahl texts... a first rate product...the scholarly community can look forward to the upcoming volumes.' Douglas Mohrmann, Computers & Texts, 1998.
    Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Reference Library CD-ROM, Volume 1 - Network Version
    Timothy H. Lim in consultation with Philip S. Alexander
    • June 1997
    • ISBN 90 04 10788 6
    • CD-rom
    • List price EUR 599.- / US$ 599.-
    • Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Reference Library CD-ROM, 1

    '...a laudable research tool which exploits the manipulative powers of the computer...It will open new opportunities to study this sample of early Jewish; it will offer a new resource for studying paleography; and it will enhance textual criticism of sacred and apocryptahl texts... a first rate product...the scholarly community can look forward to the upcoming volumes.' Douglas Mohrmann, Computers & Texts, 1998.

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    The Dead Sea Scrolls Study Edition
    Vol. I: 1Q1-4Q273 - Vol. II: 4Q274-11Q31
    Edited by Florentino Garc?a Mart?nez and Eibert J.C. Tigchelaar
  • ISBN 90 04 11547 1
  • Paperback (vol. 1: xxiv, 628 pp.; vol. 2: v, 734 pp. with Hebrew, Aramaic texts, 2 vols.)
  • List price EUR 99.- / US$ 115.- This practical reference tool contains newly edited Hebrew and Aramaic transcriptions and English translations of all the non-biblical scrolls. Presented on facing pages, they are arranged by serial number from Cave 1 to 11.

    'A remarkable achievement.' Dead Sea Discoveries.
    'After what seems like an eternity we can finally replace Lohse on our shelves. 'Journal for the Study of the Old Testament.
    'The authors are to be congratulated for producing a well-conceived and well-executed work that will be of immense pratical value to students and scholars alike. 'The Catholic Biblical Quarterly.
    'These volumes are clearly the standard for students, and they will also be extremely helpful for specialists…a welcome addition to the growing number of research tools on the texts from Qumran.' Fred W. Burnett, Religious Studies Review, 2001.

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    Emanuel (2 vols.)
    Studies in Hebrew Bible, Septuagint, and Dead Sea Scrolls in Honor of Emanuel Tov
    Edited by Shalom M. Paul, Robert A. Kraft, Lawrence H. Schiffman and Weston W. Fields with the assistance of Eva Ben-David
    • March 2003
    • ISBN 90 04 12679 1
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xxxvi, 850 pp., 2 vols.)
    • List price EUR 143.- / US$ 186.-
    • Vetus Testamentum, Supplements, 94
    This volume honors the lifetime of scholarly contribution and leadership of Professor Emanuel Tov. Colleagues from all over the world have contributed significant studies in the Hebrew Bible, its Greek translations, and the Dead Sea Scrolls.


    Discerning Wisdom
    The Sapiential Literature of the Dead Sea Scrolls
    Matthew J. Goff
    • December 2006
    • ISBN 90 04 14749 7
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xvi, 372 pp.)
    • List price EUR 119.- / US$ 170.-
    • Vetus Testamentum, Supplements, 116
    Discerning Wisdom provides an overview of all the Qumran wisdom texts. The Dead Sea Scrolls offer crucial evidence for understanding the wisdom of the late Second Temple period and the reception of traditional wisdom in Early Judaism.


    The Jubilee from Leviticus to Qumran
    A History of Interpretation
    John Sietze Bergsma
  • ISBN 90 04 15299 7
  • Cloth with dustjacket (350 pp.)
  • List price EUR 119.- / US$ 155.-
  • Vetus Testamentum, Supplements, 115 Beginning with the historical origins of the jubilee in ancient Israel, this book traces the reinterpretation of the jubilee through the Old Testament, Second Temple literature, and Qumran documents, demonstrating a tendency toward eschatological re-readings with the passage of time.


    Revealed Wisdom and Inaugurated Eschatology in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity
    Grant Macaskill
  • ISBN 90 04 15582 1
  • Cloth with dustjacket
  • Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, 115 This book examines four texts—1 Enoch, 4QInstruction, Matthew and 2 Enoch—and argues that in each the revealing of wisdom to an elect group inaugurates the eschatological period. This idea leads to the fusion of sapiential and apocalyptic elements.

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    Le Rouleau de cuivre de la grotte 3 de Qumr?n (3Q15)
    Expertise - Restauration - Epigraphie
    par Daniel Brizemeure, No?l Lacoudre et Emile Puech. Pr?sent? par Jean-Michel Poffet, directeur de l’Ecole Biblique et Arch?ologique Fran?aise de J?rusalem.
    • August 2006
    • ISBN 90 04 14030 1
    • Cloth with dustjacket
    • List price EUR 195.- / US$ 254.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 55
    These two big volumes give for the first time an analytic, technical and photographic description of the best quality of the Qumran Copper Scroll. They are indispensable for those who want to study the Scroll and secure its preservation.


    Cult as the Catalyst for Division
    Cult Disputes as the Motive for Schism in the Pre-70 Pluralistic Environment
    Paul Heger
  • ISBN 90 04 15166 4
  • Cloth with dustjacket (430 pp.)
  • List price EUR 149.- / US$ 194.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 65 Conflicting rules of the correct procedures of the Temple cult, whose significance demanded absolute exactitude and uniformity, precluded common public rituals and created the schism


    Qumranica Minora II
    Thematic Studies on the Dead Sea Scrolls
    by Florentino Garc?a Mart?nez. Edited by Eibert J.C. Tigchelaar
  • ISBN 90 04 15683 6
  • Cloth with dustjacket
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 64 This collection of essays by Florentino Garc?a Mart?nez, includes studies on the interpretation of biblical texts in the Scrolls, priestly functions in a community without temple, Messianism, magic, wisdom, sonship, and the “other” in the Dead Sea Scrolls.


    Qumranica minora I
    Qumran Origins and Apocalypticism
    by Florentino Garc?a Mart?nez. Edited by Eibert J.C. Tigchelaar
  • ISBN 90 04 15569 4
  • Cloth with dustjacket
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 63 The author’s influential articles on the Origins of the Qumran Community (the co-called “Groningen Hypothesis”) and on Apocalypticism in the Dead Sea Scrolls are now collected in one volume, including translations of essays that were written in Spanish and French.


    Rabbinic Perspectives: Rabbinic Literature and the Dead Sea Scrolls
    Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, 7–9 January, 2003
    Edited by Steven D. Fraade, Aharon Shemesh and Ruth A. Clements
    • December 2006
    • ISBN 90 04 15335 7
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xii, 212 pp.)
    • List price EUR 129.- / US$ 168.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 62
    The studies in this volume examine the intersection of the Dead Sea Scrolls with early rabbinic literature. Methodological attention is paid to questions of the nature of sectarian and rabbinic law and narrative, and how they may elucidate one another.


    From 4QMMT to Resurrection
    M?langes qumraniens en hommage ? ?mile Puech
    Edited by Florentino Garc?a Mart?nez, Annette Steudel and Eibert Tigchelaar
    • July 2006
    • ISBN 90 04 15252 0
    • Cloth with dustjacket (x, 378 pp., 1 illus. in English, French, Ger)
    • List price EUR 129.- / US$ 168.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 61
    This volume honouring ?mile Puech contains nineteen essays on the Dead Sea Scrolls, including three important ones on 4QMMT and two on resurrection and afterlife.


    The Social Role of Liturgy in the Religion of the Qumran Community
    Russell C.D. Arnold, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN
    • September 2006
    • ISBN 90 04 15030 7
    • Cloth with dustjacket (x, 270 pp.)
    • List price EUR 95.- / US$ 124.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 60
    This volume analyzes the wide variety of the Qumran community’s liturgical practices in light of their social and ideological structures, discussing their implications for community identity formation, boundary formation, and instruction of new members.

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    Qumran: The Site of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Archaeological Interpretations and Debates
    Proceedings of a Conference held at Brown University, November 17-19, 2002
    Edited by Katharina Galor, Jean-Baptiste Humbert and J?rgen Zangenberg
    • October 2005
    • ISBN 90 04 14504 4
    • Cloth (x, 310 pp., 145 illus.)
    • List price EUR 109.- / US$ 147.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 57
    Archaeology plays an ever increasing role in Qumran studies. Fifteen renowned experts discuss the latest archaeological discoveries and break new ground for a lively debate about the character of the famous site on the shore of the Dead Sea.


    The New Damascus Document
    The Midrash on the Eschatological Torah of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Reconstruction, Translation and Commentary
    Ben Zion Wacholder
    • November 2006
    • ISBN 90 04 14108 1
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xxx, 426 pp.)
    • List price EUR 130.- / US$ 175.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 56
    This composite edition of the Damascus Document and scrolls from Khirbet Qumran (with translation and commentary) presents a new understanding of the relationship of these texts, time and purpose; shedding additional light on the Dead Sea Scrolls.


    Scribal Practices and Approaches Reflected in the Texts Found in the Judean Desert
    Emanuel Tov
    • September 2004
    • ISBN 90 04 14001 8
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xxii, 422 pp., 21 Illus.)
    • List price EUR 143.- / US$ 186.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 54
    This handbook describes the scribal features of the Dead Sea Scrolls written in Hebrew, Greek, and Aramaic. The findings have major implications for the study of the scrolls and the understanding of their relationship to scribal traditions in Israel and elsewhere.

    'Das Werk ist f?r alle, die sich mit der Textgeschichte der biblischen B?cher besch?ftigen ein unabdingbares Handwerkszeug.' A. Lange, Zeitschrift f?r die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft.

    The Pesher Nahum Scroll from Qumran
    An Exegetical Study of 4Q169
    Shani L. Berrin
    • August 2004
    • ISBN 90 04 12484 5
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xviii, 358 pp.)
    • List price EUR 124.- / US$ 167.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 53
    This systematic exegetical analysis of 4QpNah focuses upon “lemma/pesher correspondence.” Historical and literary analyses demonstrate the close relationship of the contemporising pesher interpretations to the biblical base-text of Nahum, in form, content, and language.

    'Berrin’s study contains an incredible amount of work and detail, and it crackles with possibilities, suggestions, and insights—especially of interest to someone who has engaged the existing scholarship on Pesher Nahum and longs for fresh, original suggestions or approaches to longstanding problems. .. Berrin’s study is an important, substantial contribution to the study of the Qumran pesharim.' Gregory Doudna, Review of Biblical Literature, 2006

    The Self as Symbolic Space
    Constructing Identity and Community at Qumran
    Carol A. Newsom
    • August 2004
    • ISBN 90 04 13803 X
    • Cloth with dustjacket (x, 382 pp.)
    • List price EUR 129.- / US$ 174.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 52
    This volume investigates practices by which the Qumran community constituted itself as a sectarian society by reconstructing the identity of its members. Drawing on discourse and practice theory, the book analyzes the function of the Serek ha-Yahad and the Hodoyot in identity formation.

    '…a goldmine of insights…' C. Hempel, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, 2005.

    Sapiential Perspectives: Wisdom Literature in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls
    Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium of The Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, 20-22 May, 2001
    Edited by John J.Collins, Gregory E. Sterling and Ruth A. Clements
    • February 2004
    • ISBN 90 04 13670 3
    • Cloth with dustjacket (x, 214 pp.)
    • List price EUR 94.- / US$ 127.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 51
    These essays focus on diverse aspects of the relationships between the Qumran wisdom texts and other Second Temple writings, and explore some of the puzzles raised by terms and concepts unique to the texts themselves.


    The Worldly and Heavenly Wisdom of 4QInstruction
    Matthew J. Goff
    • December 2003
    • ISBN 90 04 13591 X
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xii, 276 pp.)
    • List price EUR 94.- / US$ 127.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 50
    This volume is devoted to 4QInstruction, the last lengthy text of the Dead Sea Scrolls to be officially published. The central concern of this study is how it should be understood in relation to the sapiential and apocalyptic traditions.

    'The combination of wisdom and apocalypticism in 4QInstruction, as much as in any text from the Second Temple period, highlights how much our modern scholarly categories are explanatory constructs but constructs nonetheless. Goff’s excellent study reminds us of the extent to which we often reify those categories when we look at ancient Jewish texts. In this book, Goff treats a wide range of issues connected with 4QInstruction [...]. 4QInstruction will certainly continue to attract scholarly attention, and scholars who grapple with this wisdom text will most certainly need to engage Goff’s important study at the same time.' Benjamin G. Wright III, Review of Biblical Literature, 2006.

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    Psalmen- und Psalter-Rezeption im Fr?hjudentum
    Rekonstruktion, Textbestand, Struktur und Pragmatik der Psalmenrolle 11QPsa aus Qumran
    Ulrich Dahmen
    • August 2003
    • ISBN 90 04 13226 0
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xii, 364 pp. in German)
    • List price EUR 119.- / US$ 160.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 49
    A for the first time entire reconstruction and an examination of the great Psalms Scroll from Qumran shows this work to be a qumranic composition and an example for the reception of biblical texts and books in early judaism.


    Liturgical Perspectives: Prayer and Poetry in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls
    Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, 19-23 January, 2000.
    Edited by Esther G. Chazon with the collaboration of Ruth A. Clements and Avital Pinnick
    • July 2003
    • ISBN 90 04 12162 5
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xii, 284 pp.)
    • List price EUR 101.- / US$ 136.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 48
    These essays focus on various aspects of the history of Jewish liturgy and religious practice through the lens of recently published Dead Sea Scrolls. Topics range from communal worship, fast day rituals, and lamentation to magic, mysticism and thanksgiving.


    The Dead Sea Scrolls as Background to Postbiblical Judaism and Early Christianity
    Papers from an International Conference at St. Andrews in 2001
    Edited by James R. Davila
    • January 2003
    • ISBN 90 04 12678 3
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xvi, 344 pp.)
    • List price EUR 133.- / US$ 179.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 46
    A collection of authoritative and programmatic papers from an international conference on how the Dead Sea Scrolls advance our knowledge of the background of both rabbinic and noncanonical forms of Judaism, and of the origins and early development of Christianity.


    To Increase Learning for the Understanding Ones
    Reading and Reconstructing the Fragmentary Early Jewish Sapiential Text 4QInstruction
    Eibert J.C. Tigchelaar
    • February 2002
    • ISBN 90 04 11678 8
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xvi, 272 pp.)
    • List price EUR 133.- / US$ 179.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 44
    This book suggests a reconstruction of the fragmentary Qumran sapiential text 4QInstruction. In addition it discusses a few cosmological, eschatological and sacerdotal fragments, as well as the relation of the composition to the Community Rule and the Thanksgiving Psalms (Hodayot).

    'This monograph is marked by its technical precision and lucid presentation.' Banjamin G. Wold, Dead Sea Discoveries, 2003. '…a valuable contribution to the study of 4Qinstruction…' Matthew Goff, Journal of Biblical Literature, 2003.

    The Samuel Scroll from Qumran
    4QSam? restored and compared to the Septuagint and 4QSamc
    Andrew Fincke
    • January 2002
    • ISBN 90 04 12370 9
    • Cloth with dustjacket (viii, 334 pp.)
    • List price EUR 167.- / US$ 226.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 43
    The book offers a restoration of 4QSama, the Samuel scroll from Qumran, and justification, line by line, word by word, for the choice of the text to be used to fill the space indicated by the fragments. Reference is made to ancient Greek versions of the Bible and 4QSamc.


    All the Glory of Adam
    Liturgical Anthropology in the Dead Sea Scrolls
    Crispin H.T. Fletcher-Louis
    • March 2002
    • ISBN 90 04 12326 1
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xii, 546 pp.)
    • List price EUR 192.- / US$ 259.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 42
    Through a detailed examination of key Dead Sea Scroll texts this is a fresh study of the role of temple worship and cosmology in the formation of the ancient Jewish belief in true humanity’s transcendence of mortality, likeness to the angels and divinity.


    The Orion Center Bibliography of the Dead Sea Scrolls (1995-2000)
    Avital Pinnick
    • January 2002
    • ISBN 90 04 12366 0
    • Cloth with dustjacket (viii, 232 pp.)
    • List price EUR 90.- / US$ 122.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 41
    'An excellent tool.' J. Lust, Louvain Journal of Theology & Canon Law, 2004.

    Wealth in the Dead Sea Scrolls and in the Qumran Community
    Catherine M. Murphy
    • May 2001
    • ISBN 90 04 11934 5
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xxii, 688 pp., 10 illus.)
    • List price EUR 167.- / US$ 226.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 40
    This volume explores the sectarian literature from Qumran, archaeological evidence from the site, contemporary records of commercial transactions, and secondary testimony on Essene economic practices, to establish the economic rationales and practices of the communities behind the Dead Sea Scrolls.

    '…a compelling portrait of the economic practices of the Qumran community…' Matthew Goff, Journal of Biblical Literature, 2003.

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    The Concept of Time in The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls
    Gershon Brin
    • December 2001
    • ISBN 90 04 12314 8
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xiv, 394 pp.)
    • List price EUR 133.- / US$ 179.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 39

    Historical Perspectives: From the Hasmoneans to Bar Kokhba in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls
    Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, 27-31 January, 1999
    Edited by David Goodblatt, Avital Pinnick and Daniel R. Schwartz
  • ISBN 90 04 12007 6
  • Cloth with dustjacket (x, 206 pp.)
  • List price EUR 90.- / US$ 122.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 37 These symposium papers focus on various aspects of Jewish history in light of the Dead Sea Scrolls, including specific topics of Jewish history and the concepts of community and covenant. A section on natural sciences and the Scrolls completes the volume.


    Diggers at the Well
    Proceedings of a Third International Symposium on the Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Ben Sira
    Edited by T. Muraoka and J.F. Elwolde
  • ISBN 90 04 12002 5
  • Cloth with dustjacket (x, 310 pp.)
  • List price EUR 124.- / US$ 167.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 36
    Sapiental, Liturgical and Poetical Texts from Qumran
    Proceedings of the Third Meeting of the International Organization for Qumran Studies, Oslo 1998. Published in Memory of Maurice Baillet
    Edited by Daniel K. Falk, Florentino Garc?a Mart?nez and Eileen M. Schuller
    • October 2000
    • ISBN 90 04 11684 2
    • Cloth with dustjacket (xx, 282 pp., 1 illus. with French texts)
    • List price EUR 133.- / US$ 179.-
    • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 35
    At the third meeting of the International Organisation for Qumran Studies, held in Oslo in 1998, a variety of papers were presented concerning the study of the Sapiential, Liturgical and Poetical Texts from Qumran. Fourteen of these were selected for this volume.


    The Damascus Document: A Centennial of Discovery
    Proceedings of the Third International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, 4-8 February, 1998
    Edited by Joseph M. Baumgarten, Esther G. Chazon and Avital Pinnick
  • ISBN 90 04 11462 9
  • Cloth with dustjacket (x, 230 pp.)
  • List price EUR 133.- / US$ 179.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 34 These essays focus on various aspects of the Damascus Document, including its physical reconstruction, its relationship to other legal works in the Qumran corpus and to rabbinic law; several studies are devoted to specific legal topics and general historical perspectives.


    Sirach, Scrolls, and Sages
    Proceedings of a Second International Symposium on the Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Ben Sira, and the Mishnah, held at Leiden University, 15-17 December 1997
    Edited by T. Muraoka and J.F. Elwolde
  • ISBN 90 04 11553 6
  • Cloth with dustjacket (viii, 366 pp.)
  • List price EUR 133.- / US$ 179.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 33
    The Great Isaiah Scroll (1QIsa?)
    A New Edition
    Edited by Donald W. Parry and Elisha Qimron
  • ISBN 90 04 11277 4
  • Cloth (xxvi, 110 pp., 55 illus. in Hebrew with English texts)
  • List price EUR 90.- / US$ 122.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 32 This edition comprises new transcriptions of the great Isaiah Scroll (1QIsaa), with photographs from the S.J. Schweig and John C. Trever Collections. It aims to present the most accurate text, including the original text later emended by the scribe or by others, and greatly improves the reading of the early edition. A 25-page bibliography is also included.

    '…this new edition is of great importance for the ongoing research of the great Isaiah scroll.’ Arie van der Kooij, Bibliotheca Orientalis, 2003. 'We are greatly indebted to Parry and Qimron for providing a much improved edition of this most important of the Dead Sea Scrolls.’ Peter J. Gentry.

    Pseudepigraphic Perspectives: The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls
    Proceedings of the International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, 12-14 January, 1997
    Edited by Esther G. Chazon and Michael Stone with the collaboration of Avital Pinnick
  • ISBN 90 04 11164 6
  • Cloth with dustjacket (viii, 220 pp.)
  • List price EUR 133.- / US$ 179.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 31 A collection of papers on writings attributed to Enoch, Noah, Abraham, Levi, Moses, Ezekiel and Daniel. They offer fine literary studies, assess the uses of pseudonymity and anonymity in the Scrolls and rabbinic literature, and explore their theological, social and historical implications.


    The Provo International Conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls
    Technological Innovations, New Texts, and Reformulated Issues
    Edited by Donald W. Parry and Eugene Ulrich
  • ISBN 90 04 11155 7
  • Cloth with dustjacket (viii, 712 pp., 41 illus.)
  • List price EUR 167.- / US$ 226.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 30 This volume contains the most recent scholarship on a number of issues and topics presented at an international conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls, held at Provo, Utah, July 15-17, 1996. Forty-three articles examine various aspects of the Scrolls, placed under the following divisions: Technology, Editions and Analyses of Texts, The Qumran Community, Calendar, Levi and the Priesthood, Messianism and Eschatology, and Wisdom and Liturgy.

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    The Laws of the Damascus Document
    Sources, Traditions and Redaction
    Charlotte Hempel
  • ISBN 90 04 11150 6
  • Cloth with dustjacket (xii, 218 pp.)
  • List price EUR 90.- / US$ 122.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 29 The Damascus Document is a key text among the Dead Sea Scrolls. The last eight extant copies of this document have recently been published. This volume offers a first analysis of its legal part since the publication of all the evidence.

    '…excellent monograph…' Geza Vermes, Journal of Jewish Studies, 2003.

    Biblical Perspectives: Early Use and Interpretation of the Bible in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls
    Proceedings of the First International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, 12-14 May, 1996
    Edited by Michael E. Stone and Esther G. Chazon
  • ISBN 90 04 10939 0
  • Cloth with dustjacket (viii, 292 pp.)
  • List price EUR 133.- / US$ 179.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 28 This volume explores the contribution of the Dead Sea Scrolls to understanding the use and interpretation of the Bible among different groups in antiquity; the Qumran sectari-ans and their opponents, early Christians and the rabbinic Sages.


    Daily, Sabbath, and Festival Prayers in the Dead Sea Scrolls
    Daniel K. Falk
  • ISBN 90 04 10817 3
  • Cloth with dustjacket (227 pp., 3 illus. with Hebrew texts)
  • List price EUR 133.- / US$ 179.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 27 This book presents evidence that daily, sabbath, and festival prayers found at Qumran represent liturgical traditions of different origin. They may thus provide testimony to wider Jewish prayer practice in the Second Temple period.

    'Die Arbeit ist deshalb f?r die atl. Wissenschaft von besonderer Bedeutung.' A. Lange, Zeitschrift f?r die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, 1999.
    '…more comprehensvie and more detailed and sophisticated than any other publication on this topic so far…This is a very welcome book in which the author argues his case with great methodical care.' Pieter W. van der Horst, The Jewish Studies Book Review, 1999.

    The Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Ben Sira
    Proceedings of a Symposium held at Leiden Universtiy, 11-14 December 1995
    Edited by T. Muraoka and J.F. Elwolde
  • ISBN 90 04 10820 3
  • Cloth with dustjacket (x, 222 pp.)
  • List price EUR 133.- / US$ 179.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 26 This is a publication of papers presented and discussed at the first international congress on the Hebrew language of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the book of Ben Sira held in Leiden in December, 1995. The papers deal with various aspects of the grammar, syntax, and lexicon of the Hebrew of the post-biblical texts.


    The Copper Scroll - 3Q15: A Reevaluation
    A New Reading, Translation, and Commentary
    Judah K. Lefkovits
  • ISBN 90 04 10685 5
  • Cloth with dustjacket (xx, 594 pp.)
  • List price EUR 167.- / US$ 226.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 25 This book is an analysis of the Copper Scroll, the most unique of the Dead Sea Scrolls, written in a cryptic format in proto-Mishnaic Hebrew almost 2000 years ago. It probably originates from the priestly leaders of Jerusalem, and apparently contains a list of hidden treasures of the Second Temple before its destruction by the Romans.


    Legal Texts and Legal Issues
    Proceedings of the Second Meeting of the International Organization for Qumran Studies, Cambridge 1995. Published in Honour of Joseph M. Baumgarten
    Edited by Moshe Bernstein, Florentino Garc?a Mart?nez and John Kampen
  • ISBN 90 04 10829 7
  • Cloth with dustjacket (xxvi, 540 pp., 1 illus.)
  • List price EUR 167.- / US$ 218.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 23 This volume presents the first publication of some new legal texts from Qumran, and studies of previously unknown legal texts, including 4QMMT. It also offers analysis of several legal issues, including some relevant to the study of the New Testament.

    'They have presented one of the best collections of Qumran papers of recent years.' Philip R. Davies, Dead Sea Discoveries, 1999.

    Reconstructing Biblical Dead Sea Scrolls
    A New Method Applied to the Reconstruction of 4QSama
    Edward D. Herbert
  • ISBN 90 04 10684 7
  • Cloth with dustjacket (xv, 293 pp., 26 illus.)
  • List price EUR 167.- / US$ 226.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 22 The author develops a battery of scientifically based tools to aid the reconstruction of biblical Dead Sea Scrolls. Their effectiveness is then demonstrated by applying them to the reconstructions of the important non-masoretic, but fragmentary, biblical Scroll, 4QSama.

    '...Herbert's impressive study will be of great interest to many in biblical studies.' Jonathan Campbell, Journal of Theological Studies, 2000.

    The Textual Development of the Qumran Community Rule
    Sarianna Metso
  • ISBN 90 04 10683 9
  • Cloth with dustjacket (xii, 200 pp., 13 illus.)
  • List price EUR 124.- / US$ 167.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 21 This investigation into the formation of the Community Rule is the first to make full use of all the evidence of the Cave 4 fragments which have recently been made available to scholars.

    'Sarianna Metso's study of the Qumran Community Rule constitutes a meticulous and creative contribution to one of the most important texts among the Dead Sea Scrolls.' Geza Vermes
    'Ihre Untersuchung ist f?r die atl. Wissenschaft von besonderer Bedeutung...' A. Lange, Zeitschrift f?r die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, 1998.

    Current Research and Technological Developments on the Dead Sea Scrolls
    Conference on the Texts from the Judean Desert, Jerusalem, 30 April 1995
    Edited by Donald W. Parry and Stephen D. Ricks
  • ISBN 90 04 10662 6
  • Cloth with dustjacket (x, 279 pp., 2 illus., 7 figures)
  • List price EUR 124.- / US$ 167.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 20 The topics covered in this volume of conference papers range from scribal markings to the messiah texts, multiple literary editions of biblical texts, the book of Numbers, the Tetragrammaton, judgment and salvation, and the Barki Nafshi texts. Technological advances in a DSS Database and DNA studies are also presented.

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    A Bibliography of the Finds in the Desert of Judah, 1970-95
    Arranged by Author with Citation and Subject Indexes
    Florentino Garc?a Mart?nez and Donald W. Parry. With the Assistance of the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies
  • ISBN 90 04 10588 3
  • Cloth with dustjacket (x, 561 pp.)
  • List price EUR 167.- / US$ 226.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 19 This volume contains a bibliography of the research on the Dead Sea Scrolls published during the last 25 years. All entries are alphabetically listed, provided with an identification number, and systematically classified by topics and key words as well as by manuscripts numbers and title of the compositions.

    'The editors are to be thanked for producing a very valuable listing of recent works and for making it available so speedily.' George J. Brooke, Dead Sea Discoveries, 1996.
    '...this new bibliography is an indispensable tool for anyone doing research and/or being interested in the field of the Dead Sea documents.' A. van der Kooij, Biblioteca Orientalis, 1998.
    'The authors have certainly done the world of Dead Sea Scrolls research a great service in the production of this book…' J. Campbell.

    Weisheit und Pr?destination
    Weisheitliche Urordnung und Pr?destination in den Textfunden von Qumran
    Armin Lange
  • ISBN 90 04 10432 1
  • Cloth with dustjacket (xii, 345 pp., 3 illus. in German)
  • List price EUR 169.- / US$ 227.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 18 This study is the first monograph published on the subject of wisdom and Qumran. The question to what extent the Essene community was influenced by wisdom is answered using as an example the connection between the original order in wisdom thought, and predestination. Use is made of both wisdom and non-wisdom texts from the Qumran caves.

    '...the book is one of the best technical Qumran monographs of the 1990's, and is an excellent resource for Qumran specialists and for research libraries specializing in early Judaism and the New Testament.' Daniel J. Harrington, Religious Studies Review, 1995.
    'The presentation and basic discussions of the texts alone make it a very valuable volume.' Robert A. Kugler, Review of Biblical Literature, 1998.

    Dead Sea Psalms Scrolls and the Book of Psalms
    Peter W. Flint
  • ISBN 90 04 10341 4
  • Cloth with dustjacket (xiv, 336 pp., 10 illus., 1 map)
  • List price EUR 133.- / US$ 179.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 17 The first comprehensive study of all 39 Psalms scrolls and their relationship to the Book of Psalms. This groundbreaking volume makes available a wealth of primary data and investigates the main issues that arise from the study of these manuscripts.

    '...an indispensable tool and work of reference...for all those who want to participate in this interesting and ongoing discussion.' Micha?l N. van der Meer, Journal for the Study of Judaism, 1999.
    'All in all, this is a fascinating and thought-provoking volume...he is to be thanked for providing this gold mine of textual information...' Brent A. Strawn, Koinonia.
    'Peter Flint has put us all in his debt with this imposing study.' James A. Sanders, Dead Sea Discoveries, 1999.
    '...it contributes most significantly to the study of the textual history of the Hebrew Bible altogether.' Shemaryahu Talmon, Journal of Biblical Literature.
    'Flint's major study of the Psalms at Qumran will be a standard reference work and a focus of discussion for a long time to come. All interpreters of the Psalms are indebted to him.' Patrick D. Miller, The Catholic Biblical Quarterly, 2000.
    …a much needed treatment of the corpus of Dead Sea Psalms Scrolls…the first comprehensive study of this subject…’ Johann Cook, Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages, 2001.

    Time to Prepare the Way in the Wilderness
    Papers on the Qumran Scrolls by Fellows of the Institute for Advanced Studies of The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1989-1990
    Edited by Devorah Dimant and Lawrence H. Schiffman
  • ISBN 90 04 10225 6
  • Cloth with dustjacket (viii, 157 pp., 1 illus.)
  • List price EUR 90.- / US$ 122.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 16 This volume is a collection of articles by some of the most important scholars in the field of Dead Seas Scrolls research. These studies treat different aspects of this rich ancient library, shedding light on the sectarians' way of life, their beliefs, and their laws.

    '...we may find in this book many important essays which are useful to see the Dead See Scrolls and the many problems they pose in a new light. Devorah Dimant and Lawrence H. Schiffman are therefore to be thanked for placing at our disposal the significant contributions collected in this volume.' Corrado Martone, Journal for the Study of Judaism, 1995.

    New Qumran Texts and Studies
    Proceedings of the First Meeting of the International Organization for Qumran Studies, Paris 1992
    Edited by George J. Brooke. With Florentino Garc?a Mart?nez
  • ISBN 90 04 10093 8
  • Cloth with dustjacket (ix, 328 pp., 9 illus.)
  • List price EUR 133.- / US$ 179.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 15 This study contains 18 papers from the 1992 Paris IOQS meeting. 7 studies analyse previously unedited texts; 11 others discuss the Qumran community and its ceremonies, the language, orthography, syntax and scriptural traditions in the scrolls, computer assistance, and the scrolls and the New Testament.

    '...all those interested in Scrolls research will want to consult this volume.' Michael O. Wise, Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 1998.

    The Temple Scroll and the Bible
    The Methodology of 11QT
    Dwight D. Swanson
  • ISBN 90 04 09849 6
  • Cloth with dustjacket (xi, 268 pp.)
  • List price EUR 133.- / US$ 179.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 14 This volume seeks to identify the biblical sources of the Temple Scroll, then to define the ways in which those sources are put together, in order to provide a firm basis for understanding the Scroll' exegetical methodology and context.

    '...[es] handelt sich [hier] um den bisher gr?ndlichsten und methodologisch umsichtigsten Forschungsbeitrag auf diesem Gebiet.' Johann Maier, Journal for the Study of Judaism, 1995. '...Swanson has presented an important tool for the study of the TS and for other parts of the writings of the Dead Sea sect.' Gershon Brin, Dead Sea Discoveries, 1995.

    Der Midrasch zur Eschatologie aus der Qumrangemeinde (4QMidrEschat?.b)
    Materielle Rekonstruktion, Textbestand, Gattung und traditionsgeschichtliche Einordnung des durch 4Q174 (“Florilegium”) und 4Q177 (“Catena A”) repr?sentierten Werkes aus den Qumranfunden
    Annette Steudel
  • ISBN 90 04 09763 5
  • Cloth with dustjacket (xi, 237 pp., 4 facs pl. (2 fold.) in German)
  • List price EUR 133.- / US$ 179.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 13 This volume deals with one of the oldest midrashim, 4QMidrEschat, which is preserved in at least two copies (4QFlorilegium, 4QCatena A) found at Qumran. 4QMidrEschat provides important information on Bible interpretation and the eschatological beliefs of the Essenic movement in the first century BCE.

    'This is clearly an important study.' J.A.F., Old Testament Abstracts, 1994.
    'The thesis is closely argued and is an important contribution to the research.' Earle Ellis, Southwestern Journal of Theology, Vol. 37.
    '[The author] makes a very good case, and in any event has given us a first-class critical tool for the study of these manuscripts.' PRD, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, 1994.
    '...[the author] makes a strong case, and her work includes many valuable observations.' M.A. Knibb, Society for Old Testament Study, 1995.
    '...there is no doubt that Steudel has greatly advanced the discussion by her reconstruction of the text and her demonstration of the unity of the Floriliegium and the Catena. In this respect her work can stand as exemplary for the kind of revisionary work that can be done on texts that have long been in the public domain.' John J. Collins, Journal of Biblical Literature, 1995.
    '...[an] extremely valuable study...a thorough and competent piece of work which at last provides a textual basis for future work on these [...] intriguing and important manuscripts.' Philip R. Davies, Journal of Theological Studies, 1995.
    'It is an important piece of work...for its application of certain methodological insights, for its careful rereading of significant fragments, and for its attempt to locate the composition Steudel identifies within the development of traditions and the historical circumstances of the Qumran community.' George J. Brooke, Journal for the Study of Judaism, 1995.
    'Steudel has written a clear, attractive case...Steudel should be thanked for providing us with a wonderful new edition of 4Q174 + 177, with commentary.' James C. VanderKam, The Catholic Biblical Quarterly, 1995.

    Qumran Prayer and Religious Poetry
    Bilhah Nitzan. Translated from the Hebrew by Jonathan Chapman
  • ISBN 90 04 09658 2
  • Cloth with dustjacket (xxi, 415 pp.)
  • List price EUR 167.- / US$ 226.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 12 Qumran Prayer and Religious Poetry represents the first attempt to undertake a systematic, comprehensive study of the liturgical and poetic texts which were discovered among the Dead Sea Scrolls from Qumran. In the light of the prayer texts from Qumran the author conducts a systematic study of Jewish prayer beginning with its biblical traditions, through its development during the Second Temple period, and down to rabbinic prayer.
    'This is a fine volume and a first-class contribution to the ungoing study of the Scrolls.' John J. Collins, Journal of Biblical Literature, 1995.
    'Die vorliegende ?berarbeitete englische Fassung einer urspr?nglich hebr?ischen Dissertation stellt die bisher umfangreichste Untersuchung zu den poetisch-liturgischen Qumrantexten dar.' Johann Maier, Journal for the Study of Judaism, 1995.
    'This important work offers the first comprehensive treatment of Qumran prayer.

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    Qumran and Apocalyptic
    Studies on the Aramaic Texts from Qumran
    Florentino Garc?a Mart?nez
  • ISBN 90 04 09586 1
  • Cloth (xvi, 233 pp.)
  • List price EUR 108.- / US$ 146.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 9 A collection of detailed studies of some Aramaic texts from Qumran (Book of Noah, Books of Enoch, Book of Giants, Prayer of Nabonidus, Pseudo-Daniel Aramaic, 4Q246 and New Jerusalem) which provides new insights on the relationship of Qumran and the Apocalyptic Tradition.

    '...solid contributions to the study of Qumran literature...recommended for seminaries and research libraries.' J.R. Davila, Choice, 1992.

    A Classified Bibliography of the Finds in the Desert of Judah, 1958-1969
    B. Jongeling
  • ISBN 90 04 02200 7
  • Cloth (xiv, 140 pp.)
  • List price EUR 90.- / US$ 122.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 7 'Comme on le voit ais?ment, ce livre sera utile tant ? l'?tudiant de la Bible qu'? celui qui s'interesse ? Qumr?n.' Daniel Lys, ?tudes Th?ologiques et Religieuses, 1971.
    'An essential volume for all college and seminary libraries...' Christianity Today, 1973.
    '...his volume is a useful addition to the existing publications and a welcome guide in the labyrinth of the literature on the Scrolls.' G. Vermes, Journal of Jewish Studies.
    '...cette bibliogaphie [...] s'impose comme un instrument essentiel dans toute biblioth?que universitaire de sciences religieuses...' Jean Duhaime, Comptes Rendu, 1999.

    Die Doppelurkunden aus der W?ste Juda. Recht und Praxis der j?dischen Papyri des 1. und 2. Jahrhunderts n. Chr. samt ?bertragung der Texte und deutscher ?bersetzung
    E. Koffmahn
  • ISBN 90 04 03148 0
  • Cloth (viii, 208 pp., 11 facs. plates, 3 figures, 3 maps in German)
  • List price EUR 108.- / US$ 146.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 5 '...servira sans doute ? une meilleure compr?hension de l'Ancien et du Nouvel Testament, de la Mishna et du Talmud.' Revue des Sciences Religieuses, 1969.
    '...nous avons affaire ? un ouvrage qui sera particuli?rement bienvenue pour tous ceux qui se passionnent pour les institutions de cette p?riode et de cette r?gion...' Revue Historique de Droit Fran?ais et ?tranger, 1972.


    Rouleau de la guerre
    Traduit et annot?, avec une introduction
    J.P.M. van der Ploeg
  • ISBN 90 04 02196 5
  • Cloth (vi, 198 pp. in French)
  • List price EUR 58.- / US$ 79.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 2
    The Manual of Discipline
    Translated and Annotated with an Introduction
    P. Wernberg-M?ller
  • ISBN 90 04 02195 7
  • Cloth (x, 180 pp.)
  • List price EUR 58.- / US$ 79.-
  • Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, 1 '...the work is a piece of first-class scholarship. honest, careful and imaginative, by a Semitist of the highest promise...' C.A. Simpson, Journal of Theological Studies, 1958
    'The present work by its accurate translation and the wealth of matter collected in the commentary will be an indispensable tool in the hands of all who engage themselves in this fascinating study.' G.R. Driver, The journal of Jewish Studies, 1958.
    'The commentary is, in spite of the problematic dating of this scroll and inconvenient arrangement, a very useful aid to any work on what is, in many respect, the most important text among the Qumran finds.' S. Segert, Archiv Orient, 1959.

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    Aramaic Texts from Qumran
    With Translations and Annotations
    B. Jongeling, C.J. Labuschagne, A.S. van der Woude
  • ISBN 90 04 04452 3
  • Paperback (x, 131 pp. with Hebrew texts)
  • List price EUR 34.- / US$ 46.-
  • Semitic Study Series, New Series, 4 Paperback edition is available from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org).
    'Il faut f?liciter les ?diteurs pour cette tr?s utile publication...' Manuscript de la mer Morte, 1977.
    '...a real help...useful publication...' Zdzislaw J. Kapera, Folia Orientalia, 1977.

    A Catalog of Biblical Passages in the Dead Sea Scrolls
    David L. Washburn
    • January 2003
    • ISBN 90 04 12705 4
    • Cloth (x, 162 pp.)
    • List price EUR 65.- / US$ 87.-
    • SBL - Text-Critical Studies, 2
    This book identifies all passages in biblical and non-biblical Qumran documents containing biblical text. It provides information for locating each passage in the published scrolls and compares each to the ancient Hebrew and Greek versions of the Hebrew Bible. Paperback edition is available from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org).

    Reading the Present in the Qumran Library
    The Perception of the Contemporary by Means of Scriptural Interpretations
    Edited by Kristin De Troyer and Armin Lange
    • January 2006
    • ISBN 90 04 13761 0
    • Cloth (viii, 236 pp.)
    • List price EUR 89.- / US$ 127.-
    • SBL - Symposium, 30
    Paperback edition is available from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org)


    The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls
    Casey D. Elledge
    • January 2006
    • ISBN 90 04 13778 5
    • Hardback (xii, 148 pp.)
    • List price EUR 63.- / US$ 84.-
    • SBL - Archaeology and Biblical Studies, 14
    This brief yet thorough book highlights the most important contributions the Scrolls have made to the study of the Bible and charts new territory for future research into the Scrolls and the Qumran community. After reading The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls, students and scholars alike will have the basic understanding of the Scrolls necessary for pondering even deeper questions regarding the history, literature, and theology of the Bible. Paperback edition is available from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org).
    'In brief, this book presents a wide store of information on the Dead Sea Scrolls by an impartial scholar, allowing its readers a balanced view of their importance for Judaism and Christianity.' Bilha Nitzan, Review of Biblical Literature, 2006
    'Elledge’s style is very attractive and makes for easy reading. The indexes are helpful [..].' Emanuel Tov, Review of Biblical Literature, 2006

    Women in the Damascus Document
    Cecilia Wassen
    • December 2005
    • ISBN 90 04 13770 X
    • Cloth (xiv, 258 pp.)
    • List price EUR 102.- / US$ 137.-
    • SBL - Academia Biblica, 21
    Women in the Damascus Document offers a fresh look at the nature of the community reflected in the Damascus Document, one of the core documents of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
    Paperback edition is available from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org).
    'The author should be complimented on her concise and clear exposition. Besides succinct and well-informed introductions, the analyses of the pertinent text units are properly organized with comments, surveys of scholarly discussions, and useful conclusions. The volume renders a valuable service to students of the Scrolls and helps to focus the discussion on several important issues.' Devorah Dimant, Review of Biblical Literature, 2006.

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    The Library of Qumran
    On the Essenes, Qumran, John the Baptist, and Jesus
    Hartmut Stegemann
    • May 1998
    • ISBN 90 04 11210 3
    • Paperback (278 pp.)
    • List price EUR 30.- / US$ 40.-
    'An invaluable resource. Stegemann provides one of the best inventories of the Dead Sea Scrolls now available. He also provides a full discussion of the archaeological data, of the ancient sources on the Essenes, and of modern debates about the origin of the scrolls... '
    'An excellent introduction to the Dead Sea Scrolls that should be widely used.' John J. Collins, Chicago Divinity School.
    '...one of the standard introductions to the scrolls in English.' George J. Brooke, Theological Book Review, 1999.

    The Allegro Qumran Collection on Microfiche
    Edited by George J. Brooke. In collaboration with Helen K. Bond
  • ISBN 90 04 10558 1
  • Microfiche (50 pp., nearly 1500 black and white photographs on 30 microfiches)
  • List price EUR 730.- / US$ 985.- This microfiche edition of photographs taken by John M. Allegro between 1955 and 1962 covers Qumran archaeology, the scholars involved in deciphering the scrolls, the Copper Scroll and other manuscripts. Most of these photographs are published here for the first time.

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    The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated
    The Qumran Texts in English (Second Edition)
    Edited by Florentino Garc?a Mart?nez. Wilfred G.E. Watson Translator
  • ISBN 90 04 10589 1
  • Paperback (lxvii, 519 pp.)
  • List price EUR 33.- / US$ 44.- The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated comprises an extensive preface outlining the origin of the manuscripts and the aims of the translation. This is followed by an introduction offering a survey of the discoveries and their publication, a brief sketch of the characteristics of the Qumran library, and several interesting remarks on the sect's identity, origins and history. The translation of the manuscripts is organized into nine chapters, each with one or two pages of introduction. It concludes with an exhaustive list of all manuscripts discovered at Qumran. This list is a very useful reference tool and forms a scientific publication in its own right. Originally published in Spanish (1992) the present authorized translation has been prepared by Wilfred G.E. Watson of the University of Newcastle, a renowned scholar of Biblical Hebrew poetry. Please note that this title is available to customers in North America exclusively through Eerdmans Publishing Company (www.eerdmans.com).

    'The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated is the most complete and authoritative English translation of the non-biblical Dead Sea Scrolls available. With this book, which includes many fascinating recently released texts, readers can find out what the scrolls really say. Garc?a Mart?nez brings years of scrolls research and scholarship to the translations and his wide grasp of the texts is evident throughout.' Lawrence H. Schiffman, New York University.
    'Garc?a Mart?nez deserves our gratitude for having compiled the most comprehensive one-volume edition of the Dead Sea Scrolls ever attempted. Drawing on his vast knowledge of and first-hand acquaintance with the texts, he has prepared a careful rendering into English of everything worth translating, including the full texts of the multiple copies of works such as the Community Rule and the Damascus Document. Especially helpful is the fact that line numbers are specified in the text so that the reader knows exactly where the words are found. The substantial introduction and the full list of Qumran manuscripts, with up-to-date bibliographical references, enhance the value of the volume even more.' James C. VanderKam, University of Notre Dame.
    'This is the most comprehensive translation of the Dead Sea Scrolls now available, and it should rapidly become a standard textbook.' John J. Collins, Journal of Biblical Literature, 1995.
    'Absolutely invaluable!' PRD, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, 1997.

    The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated
    The Qumran Texts in English
    Edited by Florentino Garc?a Mart?nez. W.G.E. Watson Translator
  • ISBN 90 04 10088 1
  • Cloth with dustjacket (lxvii, 513 pp.)
  • List price EUR 99.- / US$ 136.- 'The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated is the most complete and authoritative English translation of the non-biblical Dead Sea Scrolls available. With this book, which includes many fascinating recently released texts, readers can find out what the scrolls really say. Garc?a Mart?nez brings years of scrolls research and scholarship to the translations and his wide grasp of the texts is evident throughout.' Lawrence H. Schiffman, New York University.
    'Garc?a Mart?nez deserves our gratitude for having compiled the most comprehensive one-volume edition of the Dead Seas Scrolls ever attempted. Drawing on his vast knowledge of and firsthand acquaintance with the texts, he has prepared a careful rendering into English of everything worth translating, including the full texts of the multiple copies of works such as the Community Rule and the Damascus Document. Especially helpful is the fact that line numbers are specified in the text so that the reader knows exactly where the words are found. The substantial introduction and the full list of Qumran manuscripts, with up-to-date bibliographical references, enhance the value of the volume even more.' James C. VanderKam, University of Notre Dame.
    'This is the most comprehensive translation of the Dead Ses Scrolls now available, and it should rapidly become a standard textbook.' John J. Collins, Journal of Biblical Literature, 1995.

    The People of the Dead Sea Scrolls
    Their Writings, Beliefs and Practices
    Florentino Garc?a Mart?nez and Julio Trebolle Barrera
  • ISBN 90 04 10085 7
  • Paperback (x, 270 pp.)
  • List price EUR 24.- / US$ 33.- '...there is a wealth of helpful information and analysis in this collection for the more advanced student or teacher. Garc?a Mart?nez and Trebolle Barrera are to be commended for collecting these essays in one convenient volume...' Todd S. Beall, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, 1999.

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    The Dead Sea Scrolls on Microfiche
    A Comprehensive Facsimile Edition of the Texts from the Judaean Desert Companion Volume,. Inventory List of Photographs, Compiled by Stephen A. Reed and Edited by Marilyn J. Lundberg. Published under the Auspices of the Israel Antiquities Authority
    Edited by Emanuel Tov with the Collaboration of Stephen J. Pfann
  • ISBN 90 04 10434 8
  • Microfiche (ii, 187; viii, 134 pp., 134 positive silver halide microfiches in binder with printed guide and introduction, approx. 6,500 photos)
  • List price EUR 699.- / US$ 909.- This edition reproduces for the first time in over forty years of Dead Sea Scroll studies all the available manuscripts from the Judaean Desert. Although the great majority of the photographs pertain to the discoveries in the caves of Qumran itself, many other important sites are covered by this comprehensive edition, including Wadi ed-Daliyeh, Wadi Murabba'at, Khirbet Mird, Nahal Hever, and Masada. The edition contains some high quality photographs, many of which have never been published before. The accompanying printed guide is based on the Dead Sea Scroll Inventory Project conducted by Stephen A. Reed of the Ancient Biblical Manuscript Center in Claremont. Co-publication with IDC Leiden, The Netherlands.

    'It is beautiful and very useful...the accompanying two books are indispensible - no one working on the scrolls can do without it.' Magen Broshi, 1993.
    '...splendidly done...very easy and rewarding to use. This really is a major success.' Eugene Ulrich, 1993.
    '...no research library can afford to be without it, and every scholar working on the scrolls will need to have access to it.' John J. Collins, Journal of Biblical Literature, 1994.
    'This project is of extremely high quality... Further, this is the most complete set of photos ever issued... This microfiche edition represents the full and formal disclosure of the entire corpus of Judaean Desert manuscripts and moves considerably beyond what was available from the Huntington and the Robinson/Eisenman facsimile edition.' Lawrence H. Schiffman, Religious Studies Review, 1994.
    'Emanuel Tov and Stephen Pfann have brought us a tool which is of enormous value, particularly because of the high resolution of the images and the exhaustive nature of the collection.' E.D. Herbert and D.K. Falk, Vetus Testamentum, 1994.
    '...this microfiche edition now provides for scholars the best access to the scrolls in the condition that they were in when first discovered and deciphered.' Michael A. Knibb, Dead Sea Discoveries, 1994.
    'This edition is valuable, then, not just for the photos themselves but for the light the Companion Volume casts on the process by which they were taken and arranged.' P.R. Davies, Society for Old Testament Studies, 1994.
    'This in its form unconventional publication of all Dead Sea Scrolls is both the fulfilment of dreams and the answer to complains about slow access to the texts. The contribution of the microfiche edition to the further study of the Dead Sea Scrolls connot be overstated. It can be expected that the new, very strong tide of valuable materials made accessible will stimulate a new period of research, and then the growing interest of the broader public...[a] magnificent undertaking.' Communio Viatorum, 1994.

    Companion Volume to the Dead Sea Scrolls on Microfiche Edition
    Published under the Auspices of the Israel Antiquities Authority
    Edited by Emanuel Tov. With the Collaboration of Stephen J. Pfann
  • ISBN 90 04 10288 4
  • Cloth (ii, 187 pp.)
  • List price EUR 103.- / US$ 134.- This volume is a remarkably valuable reference tool for research on the Dead Sea Scrolls. Published originally as part of the much-praised Dead Sea Scrolls Facsimile Edition on Microfiche, this volume is now made available as a separate publication.

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    Dead Sea Discoveries
    A Journal of Current Research on the Scrolls and Related Literature
    Executive Editors: John J. Collins (Yale Divinity School), Armin Lange (University of Vienna), Hindy Najman (University of Toronto) Publishes original research arising from the recent release of photographs of the previously unpublished Dead Sea Scrolls, and discusses the significance of the Qumran finds for the study of Palestinian Judaism and the history and ideas of early Christianity.

    For more information see www.brill.nl/dsd

    Dead Sea Discoveries, Volume 13 (2006)
  • 2006: Volume 13 (in 3 issues)
  • ISSN 0929-0761 / E-ISSN 1568-5179
  • Institutional subscription rates
        Print + e: EUR 188.- / US$ 235.-
        E-only: EUR 169.- / US$ 212.-
  • Individual subscription rates
        Print only: EUR 87.- / 109.-
    Dead Sea Discoveries, Volume 14 (2007)
  • 2007: Volume 14 (in 3 issues)
  • ISSN 0929-0761 / E-ISSN 1568-5179
  • Institutional subscription rates
        Print + e: EUR 199.- / US$ 253.-
        E-only: EUR 179.- / US$ 228.-
  • Individual subscription rates
        Print only: EUR 89.- / 113.-

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