Prayer, Magic, and the Dead Sea Scrolls

January 20, 2023 - 25:56 | Ep. 78
January 20, 2023 - 25:56 | Ep. 78
Dr. Tupá Guerra joins us for Part 2 of our exclusive peek into her course "Good and Evil in Qumran." What can these ancient documents tell us about how people in the Second Temple Period thought about good, evil, demons, magic, and prayer?

Episode Notes

We talk about what drew Dr. Guerra into this field of study, why the Dead Sea Scrolls are important, and what can be learned from studying the material culture surrounding the scrolls.
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In the meantime, read a short article about the DSS and New Testament texts HERE
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