Judaism: The Temple Scroll

Since the first discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1947, the faded parchments of Qumran have provided extraordinary insights into the nature of Judaism at the time when Christianity was born. Now, Israeli Archaeologist Yigael Yadin has announced the discovery of a new scroll. Not only is it the longest so far discovered, but it may well prove to be the most important. Unlike the other parchments, which are either copies of Biblical texts or accounts of the history and practices of the Qumran community, the new scroll is a prophetic message, claiming to speak for God himself,...

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