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060026 SE The Dead Sea Scrolls at the Parting of the Ways (2017W)

From Ancient Judaism to Rabbinic Judaism and Early Christianity

Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 04.10. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 11.10. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 18.10. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 25.10. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 08.11. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 22.11. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Wednesday 29.11. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 06.12. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 13.12. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 10.01. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 17.01. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 24.01. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 31.01. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The Dead Sea Scrolls are among the most important manuscript finds ever. The provide new insights in ancient Jewish literature from Hellenistic times which was lost for millenia. The Dead Sea Scrolls document thus a time the cultural history of Judaism, in which the roots of Rabbinic Judaism and Christianity grew. The themes discussed in this class will be selected together with the students.

Assessment and permitted materials

Final term paper, active and regular partipation as well as thoroughly prepared translations of the Hebrew texts.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

In this class, we will read selected Dead Sea Scrolls in the original Hebrew and interpret them. Some of these Dead Sea Scrolls we will read in photographs of the manuscripts themselves.

Examination topics

The Qumran Dead Sea Scrolls and their importance for Judaism and Christianity

Reading list

E. Lohse (hg.), Die Texte aus Qumran: Hebräisch und Deutsch, 1981
D.W. Parry und E. Tov, The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, 1. Aufl vol. 1-6, 2004-2005; 2. Aufl. vol. 1-2, 2014
A. Steudel (hg.), Die Texte aus Qumran II: Hebräisch/Aramäisch und Deutsch, Darmstadt 2001
E. Ulrich, The Biblical Qumran Scrolls, 2010
J.C. VanderKam, The Dead Sea Scrolls Today, 2010
J. C. VanderKam, The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible, 2012

Association in the course directory

BA: U1-255/256, als BA-Seminar: U1-255-BA, U1-255-1/U1-255-2
MA: U2-213

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