Title: DEAD SEA SCROLLS, THE - PART I - DISC 1 OF 12 (Includes CD 51821 TO CD 51832)
Disc 1 includes: Lecture 1: "The Discoveries and Their Significance", and Lecture 2: The First Seven Scrolls. The Dead Sea Scrolls were nothing less than the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century. Professor Gary A. Rendsburg provides a comprehensive introduction to these archeological documents and to scholars' evolving understanding of their authorship and significance. In the 60 years since their dramatic discovery, excavation, reassembly, and translations, the Dead Seas Scrolls have provided us with fascinating insights including a) our oldest biblical manuscripts, including all of the book of Isaiah, portions of virtually every other book in Hebrew Bible, and other texts; and b) an unprecedented window into two great monotheistic traditions in the years before and after the time of Jesus. This program includes 24 30-minute lectures 6 CDs. A course Guidebook is included with this program. 60 minutes
Media ID: 51821
Length: 60 Min.
Publisher: The Teaching Company
Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult