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Description - Apocalypticism in the Dead Sea Scrolls by John J. Collins

Since the photographs of the Dead Sea Scrolls were released in 1992, there has been an explosion of interest in them. This volume explores the issue of apocalypticism in the Scrolls; how the notions of the "end", Messianic expectation and eternal life affected the Dead Sea sect, influenced Judaism and filtered into Christianity. Collins' volume provides an introduction to the interpretation of the Scrolls, which is an informative addition to the series examining the major themes of the Scroll texts.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415146371
ISBN-10: 0415146372
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 11mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Jun-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John J. Collins

John Collins is currently the Professor of Hebrew Bible and Post-Biblical Judaism at the University of Chicago. His books include Between Athens and Jerusalem (1983); The Apocalyptic Imagination (1984); Daniel (Hermeneia Commentary, 1993); and The Scepter and the Star (1995). He has served as editor of the Journal of Biblical literature and President of the Classical Biblical Association.

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