Civic ideology, organization, and law in the rule scrolls : a comparative study of the covenanters' sect and contemporary voluntary associations in political context /

Using insights from modern sociology, this book argues that the organization, law, and literature of the Dead Sea Scrolls sect expressed an "alternative civic ideology" by which members claimed citizenship in a superior commonwealth that would soon replace the existing Judean state.

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Main Author: Gillihan, Yonder Moynihan.
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden : BRILL, 2011.
Series:Studies on the texts of the desert of Judah ; v. 97
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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