By Jean Duhaime
The struggle Texts is the identify given to a small workforce of useless Sea Scrolls that depict the education for and many of the stages of the eschatological conflict among the 'Sons of sunshine' and the 'Sons of Darkness'. Jean Duhaime in short surveys the historical past of those texts from their preliminary discovery to their professional ebook. He describes the various scrolls and offers info in their contents and their relationships to each other. Duhaime summarizes a few of the purposes aiding a courting of this composition to the Hellenistic or Roman interval and offers an instance of using the Bible within the struggle Texts.
The individuals to the significant other to the Qumran Scrolls sequence take account of all suitable and lately released texts and supply broad bibliographies. The books within the sequence are authoritatively written in obtainable language and are perfect for scholars and non-specialist students.
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