The Rule of Qumran and its meaning : introduction, translation, and commentary / A.R.C. Leaney.


Philadelphia : The Westminster Press, [1966] .

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Other Title Manual of discipline.
Other Authors Leaney, A. R. C.
Subjects Qumran community.
Series New Testament library.
Description 310 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-268).
Summary This work has been written with at least five objects: 1. To show how the Rule of Qumran fits into its historical setting between the Old and New Testaments; 2. To show the relevance of the work for students of both Testaments; 3. To demonstrate how deeply into the past we must plunge in order to discover the ultimate sources of the thought of this remarkable body of men; 4. To bring out as far as possible the characteristics of that thought as it is revealed in this writing; 5. To contribute towards the ultimate healing of the tragic breach between Judaism and Christianity. - Preface.
Contents [Part one] The World of Qumran. 1. Man and the universe. Astronomy -- The calendar -- Philosophy -- 2. The teaching of Qumran. Qumran and the Essenes -- Spirit -- The two spirits -- God and revelation -- The sun -- The Qumran calendar -- [Part two] The Rule of Qumran. 3. Introductory. The text -- Analysis -- Composition and date -- 4. Translation and commentary. General introduction -- Entry into the community -- Doctrine of the community -- Purpose and way of life of the community -- Penitential code of the community -- Model of a pioneer community -- Closing hymn.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)362040
(OCoLC)ocm00362040
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