Scripture and Law in the Dead Sea Scrolls


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This book is the first work of its kind to examine legal exegesis in the Dead Sea Scrolls from the perspective of both the history of Jewish law and early Jewish scriptural interpretation. It shows how the Dead Sea Scrolls transform the meaning and application of biblical law to meet the needs of new historical and cultural settings. The Dead Sea Scrolls legal texts are examined through the comparative lens of law and legal interpretation in Second Temple Judaism and rabbinic Judaism. The creative interpretation of ...

Scripture and Law in the Dead Sea Scrolls 2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521196048