Qumran
(8,073 words)

A. The Story of the Finds

1947 is normally given as the year in which the first manuscripts were brought to light by Bedouin of the half-nomad tribe of the Taámireh on the north-west shore of the Dead Sea. This date rests on two facts.…

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Karlheinɀ Müller, “Qumran”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 23 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-483X_smuo_COM_003610>
First published online: 2016



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