Using insights from modern sociology, this book argues that the organization, law, and literature of the Dead Sea Scrolls sect expressed an qalternative civic ideologyq by which members claimed citizenship in a superior commonwealth that would soon replace the existing Judean state.J. Neusner et al. (London: Blackwell, 2003) 52; S. Cohen, From the Maccabees to the Mishnah (Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, 1987) 219. 153 M. Klinghardt, a The Manual of Discipline in the Light of Statutes of Hellenistic Associations, a inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Civic Ideology, Organization, and Law in the Rule Scrolls|
|Author||:||Yonder M. Gillihan|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 2011-10-07|