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The Essenes, the Scrolls, and the Dead Sea$
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Joan E. Taylor

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199554485

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554485.001.0001

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General Conclusions

General Conclusions

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(p.341) General Conclusions
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The Essenes, the Scrolls, and the Dead Sea
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Joan E. Taylor

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554485.003.0013

This final chapter sums up the argument of this book and considers the whole picture of the context of the Dead Sea Scrolls within the world of Second Temple Judaism, which is important as then the Scrolls can be properly situated as cultural artefacts within their own time. It is important, this conclusion states, to define the Essenes accurately because of the confusion as to whether the Scrolls can be attributed to them. The conclusion ends by stating that this book has been just the beginning of other lines of enquiry.

Keywords:   Dead Sea Scrolls, Second Temple Judaism, cultural artefacts, Essenes, enquiry

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