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Qumran Hebrew as an Anti-Language

Lecture no. 21 from the course: The Dead Sea Scrolls

Qumran Hebrew as an Anti-Language

Taught by Professor Gary A. Rendsburg | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

Turn to the dialect used in the Dead Sea Scrolls known to scholars as "Qumran Hebrew"—an example of the sociolinguistic phenomenon of "anti-language"—and investigate how it could be used by the sect to set itself apart.


May 30, 2016