Tagged: Dead Sea Scrolls

The Dead Sea Scrolls, in Ten Easy Steps

The Dead Sea Scrolls, in Ten Easy Steps

  1)     Khirbet Qumran, meaning ‘ruin of’ Qumran, sits on a plateau at the top of an irregular border of limestone cliffs beside the Dead Sea. Many of these cliffs contain caves which, given...

Fun Facts about the Dead Sea and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Fun Facts about the Dead Sea and the Dead Sea Scrolls

  Not all history is as dry as desert dust. Some is sprinkled with murder, mystery and intrigue. Now, I’m not saying the story of the Dead Sea Scrolls reads like a James Bond...

Five Reasons to Get Excited about the Dead Sea Scrolls

Five Reasons to Get Excited about the Dead Sea Scrolls

by : Laurence B. Brown 1)    They’re old. So what? Yeah, well, I understand. Grandpa’s old, but the only one who’s excited about him is grandma, and even there, the magic wore off twenty...