The Halakhic Letter—Rituals Define the Sect
Lecture no. 16 from the course: The Dead Sea Scrolls
Taught by Professor Gary A. Rendsburg | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
This treatise on 20 points of Jewish law, written by the Qumran sect's leader, was published in modern form 40 years after its discovery. Follow the twists and turns of that story before delving into the contents of this foundational text for the Qumran community.