ESSAY QUESTIONS FOR B451 - INTRODUCTION TO THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS

Please answer each of the following questions in the form of a three page essay; use the assigned text and any other resources to help you, and then submit your answers to the Quartz Hill School of Theology for evaluation and grading.


1) Discuss the discovery of texts at Qumran.

2) Describe the significance of the Qumran texts for the study of the Old Testament.

3) Discuss the similarities between the Essenes and the early Church.