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Unformatted text preview: immeasurably reshaped the field. In the following assignment, you will reap the benefits of this discovery, digging into the past and exploring the scrolls yourself to see what you can discover of the people and the community that produced them. 1. Skim VanderKam, pp. 150-166 to get a background in the Dead Sea Scrolls Reading Assignment: Note: You will be re-reading this for lecture on October 24. You should just skim it now so you will have some background. 2. Read the provided scrolls on Blackboard: Habakkuk Pesher, Community Rule 7-9, and War Scroll 1-4. Choose Thought Paper: ONE 1. Show how the text that you have selected reflects the world view of the Qumran sect (50%) of the three scroll files provided on Blackboard and write a one-page Thought Paper in which you 2. Consider how these ideas relate to Early Judaism as we have discussed it in class thus far (50%) *PLEASE PRINT OUT AND BRING THE SCROLL FILES TO CLASS*...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course RELI 106 taught by Professor Magness during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08