The Importance of the Scrolls for the Understanding of the Bible, Early Judaism, and the Birth of Christianity
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Shalom Paul, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
This lecture explored the importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls for the understanding of the Bible, early Judaism, and the birth of Christianity.
Shalom Paul is one of the world's leading authorities on the Bible. He is chairperson of the Dead Sea Scrolls Foundation and a former chair of the Bible department of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Paul was the editor of the Encyclopedia Judaica's Bible section and has written six books and over forty articles on nature and scientific exploration from a biblical perspective.