Dead Sea scrolls

  1. (Old Testament) a collection of written scrolls (containing nearly all of the Old Testament) found in a cave near the Dead Sea in the late 1940s
    the Dead Sea Scrolls provide information about Judaism and the Bible around the time of Jesus
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  • By this, I have always meant as at "Qumran" -- the name scholars give to the subject of "the Dead Sea Scrolls" to avoid repeating this tedious phraseology -- it being the location of the River Wadi emptying into the Dead Sea where the Scrolls were found what the documents themselves say and not the more imprecise conclusions of paleography, archaeology or even AMS carbon dating, such as these may be. Robert Eisenman: The James Ossuary: Is It Authentic? (An Update)
  • The fact that vanillin can not be detected in the lignin on shroud fibers, Dead Sea scrolls linen, and other very old linens indicates that the shroud is quite old.
  • the Dead Sea Scrolls provide information about Judaism and the Bible around the time of Jesus
  • The Dead Sea scrolls are carbon-dated between a span of about 68 BC to 124 AD.
  • The major debate is whether these were utilized only by some marginal ‘sect’ who collected the Dead Sea Scrolls, or whether they were actually used by the priesthood in the Second Temple as the cultic calendar for some period.
  • There are a million secrets buried in the libraries and catacombs of The Vatican – hell, they stole the Dead Sea Scrolls from Qumran and only released what they wanted to … how that was allowed I’ll never understand, and how much they pirated away before the situation was rectified is probably a dead secret now. RANT WARNING - I'll be okay w/some therapy...
  • Z told us that this was the man whose grandfather was the Palestinian cobbler to whom the Dead Sea Scrolls were offered as scrap leather by the Bedouin shepherd who found them — a story too good to subject to the discourtesies of investigative journalism. Zion's Vital Signs
  • Medieval linens show the presence of vanillin in chemical tests, but the linen in the Dead Sea scrolls and other very old linens do not.
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