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by StephenGoranson
Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Dead Sea Scrolls & the New Testament
Replies: 55
Views: 17525

Re: The Dead Sea Scrolls & the New Testament

Relevant learned journals include: Revue de Qumran (from 1958-) Dead Sea Discoveries (from 1994-) Another English translation source: Dead Sea scrolls. Selections. Title The Dead Sea scrolls : Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts with English translations / edited by James H. Charlesworth with F. M. Cro...
by StephenGoranson
Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Dead Sea Scrolls & the New Testament
Replies: 55
Views: 17525

Re: John T

It seems to me that the quality of the translation by Vermes and the proposal of identity of the Wicked Priest by Vermes are largely two different things. (On a minor note: Vermes claimed to have done the first PhD on the scrolls--and probably thought so. But Samuel Iwry at johns Hopkins with Wm. Al...
by StephenGoranson
Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Dead Sea Scrolls & the New Testament
Replies: 55
Views: 17525

Re: John T

I meant that for any given Qumran ms usually many translations are available. For example: Dead Sea scrolls. Selections. Polyglot. Title The Dead Sea scrolls reader / edited by Donald W. Parry & Emanuel Tov, in association with Geraldine I. Clements. Edition Second edition, revised and expanded....
by StephenGoranson
Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:22 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Dead Sea Scrolls & the New Testament
Replies: 55
Views: 17525

Re: John T

For most Qumran mss there are more than three English (not to mention other languages) translations available, with various pros and cons.
As for dating individuals mentioned, at least some proposals can be reasonably considered too early or too late.
by StephenGoranson
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Might the Vatican have some secret 1st to 2nd c. works?
Replies: 4
Views: 7315

Re: Might the Vatican have some secret 1st to 2nd c. works?

The "Essene Gospel of Peace" is not a first nor second century text, but almost certainly twentieth century.
by StephenGoranson
Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Who Wrote Epiphanius's Against the Alogoi?
Replies: 4
Views: 2053

Re: Who Wrote Epiphanius's Against the Alogoi?

In case it's of interest I'll mention (but not necessarily endorse) a new book by T. Scott Manor, Epiphanius' Alogi and the Johannine Controversy: A Reassessment of Early Ecclesial Opposition to the Johannine Corpus (Brill, 2016; Supp. to Vigiliae Christianae 135). Publisher blurb: In this work T. S...
by StephenGoranson
Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: J.-B. Humbert (2016) article on Qumran
Replies: 1
Views: 2120

J.-B. Humbert (2016) article on Qumran

"New Chapters in the Archaeology of Khirbet Qumran and Ain Feshkha" in Early Christianity 7 (2016), 397–403. Includes: "Already in volume 3a [[2016, a vol.* that I, SG, have not yet seen]], the interpretation of two structures had been refuted: Locus 35 is suggested to be a Greek bath...
by StephenGoranson
Sun Dec 11, 2016 6:18 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Nag Hammadi Library Belonged to Monks
Replies: 19
Views: 22595

Re: The Nag Hammadi Library Belonged to Monks

Hugo Lundhaug posted another relevant paper:
https://www.academia.edu/3351656/Shenou ... i_Codex_II
(HT Paleojudaica)
by StephenGoranson
Sat Dec 10, 2016 8:29 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: lead tablets from Jordan - Jesus?
Replies: 7
Views: 10994

Re: lead tablets from Jordan - Jesus?

Speaking of earlier texts on lead widely regarded as fake: the lead books of Sacromonte in Spain. These lead-laced sheets were claimed to be deposited by first century Arabic-speaking Christians.... But were unknown until the 16th century. So a parallel (neither ancient nor modern) might suggest for...