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Published by Anchor .
Written in English


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Number of Pages578
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Open LibraryOL7437176M
ISBN 100385088590
ISBN 109780385088596

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  The Dead Sea’s earliest known name is recorded in the Hebrew Scriptures, where it is referred to as “the Salt Sea”, from the Book of Genesis through to The Prophets and later writings. This name was given to due to its unique character: its significantly high salt content, which makes it a source for rock and sea salts. All these came as allies to the valley of Siddim (that is, the Salt Sea). the Arabah also, with the Jordan as a border, from Chinnereth even as far as the sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, at the foot of the slopes of Pisgah on the east. 'And the border shall go down to the Jordan and .   The Dead Sea region, despite its name, is a significant location and source of nutrition and abundant life. It is also a significant location, both historically and in modern day society, to many of the world’s major religions—primarily Christianity and Judaism. The Dead Sea, itself, is an inland body of water appropriately named due to the. The Dead Sea Scriptures book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This volume contains the translated text of the ancient Hebr /5.

Fishermen will stand along the shore; from En Gedi to En Eglaim there will be places for spreading nets. The fish will be of many kinds, like the fish of the Great Sea (the Mediterranean).” (Ezek ) The vision comes amid the latter part of the book dealing with the promised restoration of the Jewish people both to their Land and their Lord. The Gospel According to Mary Magdalene. Complete ancient text and explanatory material. Part of a vast collection of materials dealing with Gnosis and Gnosticism, both ancient and modern. The site includes the Gnostic Library, with the complete Nag Hammadi Library and a large collection of other primary Gnostic scriptures and documents. The Dead Sea Scrolls (also the Qumran Caves Scrolls) are ancient Jewish religious manuscripts that were found in the Qumran Caves in the Judaean Desert, near Ein Feshkha on the northern shore of the Dead Sea in the West rly consensus dates these scrolls from the last three centuries BCE and the first century CE. The texts have great historical, religious, and linguistic significance Created: Est. BCE to CE. While the Aramaic Dead Sea Scrolls draw upon and extend the authority of a variety of traditions in the Hebrew Scriptures, a common feature was casting figures or setting scenes where ancient or otherworldly “books” turn up in the hands of a lead character. To read, write, or reveal something from such materials was a way of claiming fresh.

List of manuscripts. Information is not always comprehensive, as content for many scrolls has not yet been fully published. Some resources for more complete information on the scrolls are the book by Emanuel Tov, "Revised Lists of the Texts from the Judaean Desert" for a complete list of all of the Dead Sea Scroll texts, as well as the online webpages for the Shrine of the Book and the Leon Material: Papyrus, Parchment, and Bronze. The Nag Hammadi Scriptures Book Summary: The Nag Hammadi Scriptures, edited by Marvin Meyer, is the most complete, up-to-date, one-volume, English-language edition of the renowned library of Gnostic manuscripts discovered in Egypt in , which rivaled the Dead Sea Scrolls find in significance. It includes the Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Mary, and the recently discovered Gospel of Judas. Yet all of these features that make Daniel, at first, out of step with most other books of the Hebrew Scriptures make it an ideal fit within ancient Jewish Aramaic literature of the Dead Sea Scrolls. This set of literature too comes from scribal cultures of the Second Temple era. Many of its scenes feature apocalyptic outlooks and revelations. The Book of Enoch and The Book of Giants The original Aramaic texts of the Book of Enoch have been found in Caves 1, 2, and 4 at Qumran. There is a complete Ethiopic translation and various chapters exist in Greek. In Cave 4, seven copies much like the Ethiopic Enoch and four copies of .