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From the dust jacket:
This is a book that has been eagerly awaited by many readers
who have been confused by the conflicting reports of the importance of the Dead
Sea Scrolls. Ever since this outstanding discovery was first announced, a spate
of books and articles have poured from the press, some good, some of doubtful
value, and others frankly misleading. What is the ordinary, interested,
thoughtful non-specialist reader to believe?
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In this present work the careful and learned Professor of
Biblical History and Literature in the University of Sheffield has sifted all
the evidence at present available, good, bad and indifferent, and has given us
the fruit of his own insight into the interpretation of the light that these
discoveries cast upon the Word of God, and especially upon happenings in the
obscure Roman province of Judaea at the time when "the Word became flesh and
pitched His tent among" men. In this book