September 14, 2016
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Zodiac Calendars and Angelic Teaching in the Dead Sea Scrolls

By: Helen R. Jacobus Angels are often associated with secret knowledge but not usually with authentic mathematics. In several of the Dead Sea Scrolls there is a complicated network of parallel stories in which angels impart secret knowledge of the … Continue reading

December 5, 2015
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Was Qumran a religious or a secular community?

The site of Qumran was originally settled in the mid-8th century BCE and there are traces of walls and a large cistern from that date. In around 130 BCE the site was reoccupied, the water conservation system expanded and a … Continue reading