Penguin Classics: June 2012
A newly updated edition of the landmark translation by one of our greatest religious scholars
Since its publication in 1962, esteemed biblical expert G za 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 English
has been updated with a number of previously unpublished texts, as... View More...