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Qumran Community

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

Jewish monastic community which lived near the shores of the Dead Sea. Major archaeological excavations have taken place in the area. Khirbet Qumran is the site of a building complex ...

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Qumran Community

Charlotte Hempel.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 4280 words.

The term Qumran community refers to the community whose archaeological and literary remains were preserved at Khirbet Qumran, ῾Ein-Feshka, and

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Qumran Community

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

Jewish monastic community which lived near the shores of the Dead Sea. Major archaeological excavations have taken place in the area. Khirbet Qumran is the site of a building complex ...

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The Qumran community

Timothy H. Lim.

in The Dead Sea Scrolls

November 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Archaeology; Biblical Studies. 5062 words.

‘The Qumran community’ assesses what we know about the social structure of the Qumran sect. Early estimates of the size of the community suggested thousands of members, but it was more...

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The religious beliefs of the Qumran community

Timothy H. Lim.

in The Dead Sea Scrolls

November 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Archaeology; Biblical Studies. 1642 words.

‘The religious beliefs of the Qumran community’ explores the beliefs of Qumran Jews. Judaism is a way of life rather than a common faith, but common beliefs are held. The Doctrine of the...

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The Qumran-Essene community in context

Timothy H. Lim.

in The Dead Sea Scrolls

November 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Archaeology; Biblical Studies. 3352 words.

‘The Qumran–Essene community in context’ contextualizes the Dead Sea Scrolls within the history of Second Temple Judaism. The period began under Persian rule, when Cyrus adopted a policy of...

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Qumran community

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 118 words.

Jewish monastic community which lived near the shores of the Dead Sea. Major archaeological excavations have taken place in the

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<b>QUMRAN COMMUNITY</b>

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 1098 words.

a group living at the site of Khirbat Qumran, on the western shore of the Dead Sea, between approximately

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M<span class="smallCaps">arcus</span> K.M. T<span class="smallCaps">so</span>, <i>Ethics in the Qumran Community</i>

Matthew Goff.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

April 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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J<span class="smallCaps">ohn</span> J. C<span class="smallCaps">ollins</span>, <i>Beyond the Qumran Community: The Sectarian Movement of the Dead Sea Scrolls</i>.

Alison Schofield.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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Review: Wealth in the Dead Sea Scrolls and in the Qumran Community

Torleif Elgvin.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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teacher of righteousness

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 46 words.

The leader of the *Qumran community who interpreted scripture and was opposed by a ‘wicked priest’. The identity and

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teacher of righteousness

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 46 words.

The leader of the Qumran community who interpreted scripture and was opposed by a ‘wicked priest’. The identity and history

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Meals

Dennis E. Smith.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2231 words.

The Dead Sea Scrolls testify to the regular practice of communal meals in the Qumran community. Facilities for dining have

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Priests

Robert A. Kugler.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 5277 words.

There is a broad consensus that the Qumran community was founded by a group of priests that broke away from

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Suffering

James H. Charlesworth.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2304 words.

For the members of the Qumran community, suffering was not contemplative, it was experiential. Before they left the magnificent Temple

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God

Martin Rösel and Uwe Gleßmer.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 3652 words.

The community reflected in the texts that have been found at Qumran, as far as we can see from the

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Isaiah, Book Of

Eugene Ulrich.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 3618 words.

One of the most important, revered, and influential works for the community gathered at Qumran was the Book of Isaiah

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Zadokites

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 38 words.

(Heb., ‘Benei Zadok’, ‘Sons of Zadok’).

Members of the ascetic community at Qumran. According to the Dead Sea Scrolls

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<b>PESHER</b>

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 266 words.

(; interpretation), the technical term for commentary on scripture used in the writings of the Qumran community. Continuous pesharim

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<b>RULE OF THE COMMUNITY</b>

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 180 words.

a work among several others found in the Dead Sea Scrolls containing regulations for the sectarian Qumran community. The

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