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The Halakhic Letter—Rituals Define the Sect

Lecture no. 16 from the course: The Dead Sea Scrolls

The Halakhic Letter—Rituals Define the Sect

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.


May 22, 2016