Repentance at Qumran: The Penitential Framework of Religious Experience in the Dead Sea Scrolls

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Mark A. Jason offers a detailed investigation of the place of repentance in the Dead Sea Scrolls, addressing a significant lacuna in Qumran scholarship. Jason establishes the importance of repentance as a fundamental way of structuring and describing religious experience within the Qumran community. Jason shows that repentance was a central and decisive element in shaping that community's identity and undergirded its religous experience from the start. Comparison with relevant texts from the Apocrypha and pseudepigrapha ...

Repentance at Qumran: The Penitential Framework of Religious Experience in the Dead Sea Scrolls 2015, Fortress Press, Minneapolis

ISBN-13: 9781451485301

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