By M. O. Wise
A learn of 1 of the Qumran texts, reading its features and authorship. the writer concludes that the Temple Scroll used to be an eschatalogical legislations e-book, composed round one hundred fifty BC by means of `The instructor of Righteousness' and never a made from the Qumran neighborhood.
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Additional resources for A Critical Study of the Temple Scroll from Qumran Cave 11 (Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization, No. 49)
The "Laws of Polity": 51:11-56:21; 60:1-66:17 5. The "Torah of the King": 57-59 Wilson and Wills supposed that these sources once circulated separately. The first to be combined were numbers 1 and 4. A later redactor added numbers 2 and 3, while number 5 may have been added either at the same time, or have been a part of number 4 prior to the later additions. The authors attempted to date neither the constituent documents nor the final redaction. Wilson and Wills' study was an excellent first step in the source criticism of the TS, but it suffered from several problems.
Tigay, "The Stylistic THE TEMPLE SCROLL: PREVIOUS WORK AND THE PRESENT STUDY 23 of changes in address, 150 yet for such texts there can be little question of an editorial or recombination process. This criterion has led Wilson and Wills astray at important junctures. 1 5 1 As a criterion for source criticism of the TS it should be discarded. Concomitantly, it is necessary to reassess those points in Wilson and Wills' analysis where it was of decisive importance. Second, the authors never considered the implications of their own identification of a redactional hand in cols.
137. D. Rokeah, 'The Temple Scroll, Philo, Josephus, and the Talmud," JTS 34 (1983): 515-26. This article is a considerably revised and enlarged version of the Hebrew article,"הערות אסניות," [Essene notes] Shnaton 4 (1979-80): 263-68. 138. O. Betz, "חוניו לאור מנילת המקדש מקמראן-מותו טל חוני," [The death of Honi-Honyo in the light of the Temple Scroll from Qumran] in Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period, eds. A. Oppenheimer, U. Rappaport, and M. Stern (Jerusalem: Yad Izhak Ben Zvi / Ministry of Defense, 1980), pp.
A Critical Study of the Temple Scroll from Qumran Cave 11 (Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization, No. 49) by M. O. Wise