The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English: Seventh Edition (Penguin Classics)

By | February 3, 2018
The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English: Seventh Edition (Penguin Classics) Author Geza Vermes
ISBN-10 0141197315
ISBN-13 9780141197319
Year 2012-06-26
Pages 720
Language English
Publisher Penguin Classics
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A newly updated edition of the landmark translation by one of our greatest religious scholarsSince its publication in 1962 esteemed biblical expert Gza Vermes s translation of the Dead Sea Scrolls has established itself as the authoritative standard The original manuscripts discovered in the Judean Desert between 1947 and 1956 completely transformed our understanding of the Hebrew Bible early Judaism and the origin of Christianity Now in its seventh edition The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in Englishhas been updated with a number of previously unpublished texts as well as extensive new introductory material and notes Some sixty years after the Scrolls discovery this revised and expanded volume crowns a lifetime of research by Vermes For more than sixty five years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With more than 1 500titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to datetranslations by award winning translators

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