Letters, may 6, 1957

Dead Sea Scrolls


Your extremely interesting and information April 15 article on the Dead Sea Scroll will do a lot to clear up most of the misconceptions concerning them in the public mind



Yours was the most lucidly written article I have yet read. However, the Maccabees are among the greatest of the Jewish heroes, and the suggestion that Jonathan and Simon may have been the villains of the story is not going to sit well with the Jews.

JOSHUA L. BAILY JR. La Jolla, Calif.


I find most repugnant the unwarranted conclusions drawn from the Qumran scrolls and their relationship to the...

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