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Bible History Daily's Week in Review

October 8, 2011 Send to a Friend | Subscribe to RSS | Trouble viewing this email? Click here to view in browser.
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A View from the Caves: Who Hid the Dead Sea Scrolls?

Scroll scholar Sidnie White Crawford believes the evidence from the Qumran caves proves the scrolls were written, collected and ultimately hidden away by a Jewish sectarian group.

The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls

In The Scrolls, Scripture and Interpretation, a DVD lecture series from the Biblical Archaeology Society, leading Biblical scholars explore the meaning and significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls in relation to the Biblical text.

New Theories About the Dead Sea Scrolls

The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrollsis a valuable tool for the newcomer as well as seasoned scholars seeking the history and latest research on the ancient texts of Qumran.

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NEWS

Ashkelon Final Reports Available Online

The Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon announced that the first two volumes of the ongoing excavation’s final reports are now freely available online.

World Rushes to View Dead Sea Scrolls Online

In the week since the Israel Museum began posting high-resolution images of the Dead Sea Scrolls online, more than a million people have stopped to browse the digital versions of the ancient texts.

BBC Says Yes to BCE

The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) announced that the date references B.C.E. (Before Common Era) and C.E. (Common Era) would be used in all BBC programming instead of the more traditional B.C. and A.D. designations.

Jerusalem Building Site Reveals Bronze Age Cemetery

Recent salvage excavations around the Holyland Hill housing development in Jerusalem have revealed one of the city’s oldest cemeteries.

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Eye of the needleWrite a caption for this cartoon (see Matthew 19:24, Mark 10:25, Luke18:25). The deadline for entries isOctober 15, 2011. The author of the winning caption will receive a BAS T-shirt, a Dead Sea Scrolls mug and three gift subscriptions to give BAR to friends. Runners-up will receive a BAS T-shirt and two gift subscriptions. Read more »

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