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Courses - Fall 2019
JWST
Jewish Studies Department Site
JWST430
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU or DSSP
Prerequisite: Must have completed one JWST course or one RELS course; or permission of ARHU-Meyerhoff Program & Center for Jewish Studies.
Cross-listed with RELS430.
Credit only granted for: JWST430 or RELS430.
A study of the Dead Sea Scrolls in their ancient and modern settings, and in terms of contemporary scholarly interpretations of their meaning. Interpretations of the historical significance of these documents, their connections to ancient Jewish sectarian movements, and their implications for our understanding of Judaism, Christianity, and the history of the Bible.