These questions will be answered in this video by Professor of Hebrew Bible and Cognate Studies Jutta Jokiranta as she gives a concise introduction to the Dead Sea Scrolls. Jokiranta discusses what kind of texts were in the Dead Sea Scrolls, also known as the Qumran scrolls, and what can we learn about the history of Bible through these texts.
The video has English subtitles.
Produced by The Centre of Excellence in Ancient Near Eastern Empires 2020
CC BY 4.0
Script by Jutta Jokiranta
Editing by Jason M. Silverman
Video of Qumran by Jutta Jokiranta
Images courtesy of Wikimedia Commons:
"Dead Sea Scrolls jars"by Davide Mauro (2018)
"Dead Sea Scroll Before Unraveled" by Abrahan Meir Habermann (2012)
"Caves @ Dead Sea Scrolls (8246948498)" by Lux Moundi (2012)
"Off the Shoulder"
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