Alternative Views of Qumran and the Scrolls
Lecture no. 12 from the course: The Dead Sea Scrolls
Taught by Professor Gary A. Rendsburg | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Most scholars believe the Dead Sea Scrolls were authored by a Jewish sect identified with the Essenes, who then hid the documents from the advancing Roman army in 68 C.E. This is not the only view, however. In this lecture, learn about several dissenting views.