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The Resource The Dead Sea scrolls, The Teaching Company ; producer, Dan Shine, (videorecording)

The Dead Sea scrolls, The Teaching Company ; producer, Dan Shine, (videorecording)

Label
The Dead Sea scrolls
Title
The Dead Sea scrolls
Statement of responsibility
The Teaching Company ; producer, Dan Shine
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The discovery of the Dead Sea scrolls in the caves of Qumran could be considered the most remarkable archaeological find of the past century. This course explores the archeology, publication, content, and interpretations of the historical period of the scrolls
Member of
Cataloging source
NRM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Academic content supervisor, Jay Tate ; studio crew, Jon Leven ... [et al.] ; editor, Dan Shine
Dewey number
296.1/55
PerformerNote
Instructor: Professor Gary A. Rendsburg, Rutgers University
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rendsburg, Gary
  • Teaching Company
Series statement
Great courses. Religion & theology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Qumran community
Technique
live action
Label
The Dead Sea scrolls, The Teaching Company ; producer, Dan Shine, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Twenty-four lectures lasting 30 minutes each on 4 DVDs. Accompanying course guidebook contains timeline, glossary, biographical notes, bibliographical references (p. 128-132)
  • Features: scene selection, instructor bio
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. The discoveries and their significance -- The first seven scrolls -- Opening and reading the first scroll -- The historical backdrop of ancient Judaism -- The rise of the Jewish sects -- The Dead Sea site of the Qumran sect -- Disc 2. The emergence of the rabbinic system -- A Dead Sea scroll from medieval Cairo -- Pesher interpretation: prophecy read anew -- The war scroll and other apocalyptic texts -- Biblical manuscripts at Qumran -- Alternative views of Qumran and the scrolls -- Disc 3. Stops and starts en route to publication -- The Qumran vision for a new temple -- Daily life at Qumran -- The Halakhic letter: rituals define the sect -- The Qumran biblical canon -- The Qumran calendar -- Disc 4. Jewish scholars and Qumran ritual practices -- Prayers, hymns, and the synagogue -- Qumran Hebrew as an anti-language -- The enigma of the copper scroll -- Connections to Christianity -- Scroll fragments and a new view of Judaism
Control code
ocn697649424
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 video discs (360 min.)
Isbn
9781598036312
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
6362
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781598036312
System details
DVD, standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Dead Sea scrolls, The Teaching Company ; producer, Dan Shine, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Twenty-four lectures lasting 30 minutes each on 4 DVDs. Accompanying course guidebook contains timeline, glossary, biographical notes, bibliographical references (p. 128-132)
  • Features: scene selection, instructor bio
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. The discoveries and their significance -- The first seven scrolls -- Opening and reading the first scroll -- The historical backdrop of ancient Judaism -- The rise of the Jewish sects -- The Dead Sea site of the Qumran sect -- Disc 2. The emergence of the rabbinic system -- A Dead Sea scroll from medieval Cairo -- Pesher interpretation: prophecy read anew -- The war scroll and other apocalyptic texts -- Biblical manuscripts at Qumran -- Alternative views of Qumran and the scrolls -- Disc 3. Stops and starts en route to publication -- The Qumran vision for a new temple -- Daily life at Qumran -- The Halakhic letter: rituals define the sect -- The Qumran biblical canon -- The Qumran calendar -- Disc 4. Jewish scholars and Qumran ritual practices -- Prayers, hymns, and the synagogue -- Qumran Hebrew as an anti-language -- The enigma of the copper scroll -- Connections to Christianity -- Scroll fragments and a new view of Judaism
Control code
ocn697649424
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 video discs (360 min.)
Isbn
9781598036312
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
6362
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781598036312
System details
DVD, standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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