Apocrypha and Dead Sea Scrolls
Lecture no. 10 from the course: Sacred Texts of the World
Taught by Professor Grant Hardy | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Taste the stories and historical narratives of the Apocrypha (included in Catholic but not Jewish or Protestant Bibles), noting their thematic emphasis on the spiritual and political challenges faced by the Jews. Learn what the Dead Sea Scrolls tell us about the community that produced them and the evolution of the Hebrew Bible.