The scepter and the star : the messiahs of the Dead Sea scrolls and other ancient literature

  title={The scepter and the star : the messiahs of the Dead Sea scrolls and other ancient literature},
  author={John J. Collins},
Qumran, text and intertext : on the significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls for Theologians Reading the Old Testament
It is argued that the Dead Sea Scrolls are not only of significance for contemporary biblical studies in the fields of textual criticism and the religio-historical background of the Jewish people
The State of the Archaeological Debate at Qumran
This article surveys the present state of archaeological research at Qumran. The article first examines those explorers who came to Qumran prior to the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls and
On the eighth day, God laughed: “Jewing” humour and self-deprecation in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and the Gospel of Mark
ABSTRACT When situating the Gospel of Mark within a Jewish context, incongruities concerning both Jesus’s character and the collective character of Jesus’s disciples become apparent. The Markan
The Historiographical Jesus: Memory, Typology, and the Son of David
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The ‘Temporal Turn’ in New Testament Studies
Reflecting a recent trend across academic disciplines, New Testament scholars are beginning to explore the concept of time and temporality, a concept not well-developed in the field. This article
Humor, Resistance, and Jewish Cultural Persistence in the Book of Revelation
Empire-critical and postcolonial readings of Revelation are now commonplace, but scholars have not yet put these views into conversation with Jewish trauma and cultural survival strategies. In this
References to the Messiah in the Pentateuch, Isaiah and Daniel: A Zimbabwean Perspective
Messianic expectations in the Pentateuch, Isaiah and Daniel can be investigated by exegesis of selected texts. This research can assist or facilitate a more comprehensive understanding of messianism
The God of Golgotha
4QInstruction: Divisions and Hierarchies
In 4QInstruction: Divisions and Hierarchies , Benjamin Wold challenges the interpretation of 4QInstruction as a deterministic and dualistic document by offering new reconstructions and translations