Skip to main content A weblog for a course on the Dead Sea Scrolls at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, taught by Dr. James R. Davila. Opening date: 8 February, 2005

"This blog (or weblog) is ancillary to a one-semester undergraduate course module that I teach at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, DI4712/DI4713. My name is Dr. Jim Davila and I am a Lecturer in Early Jewish Studies at the University. This course is a survey of the Dead Sea Scrolls and related manuscript finds from the Judean Desert. The class will read and discuss the major sectarian texts from Qumran with a view toward understanding their place in Second Temple Judaism. Attention will also be given to the archaeological context of the Qumran discoveries as well as to the revolutionary importance of the scrolls for our understanding of the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and postbiblical Judaism..."

Author(s):  Davila, James R
Format:  Website
Date:  2005-