By David Flusser,Azzan Yadin
Foreword by means of David Bivin
David Flusser was once a really prolific pupil of the useless Sea Scrolls, and his contributions to Scrolls study, apocalypticism, and apocalyptic literature are inestimable. With this English translation of lots of his essays, Flusser's insights at the moment are to be had to a much wider viewers than ever before.
the following Flusser examines the effect of apocalypticism on a variety of Jewish sects. He states that the lessons of Jesus, whereas reflecting at the beginning the perspectives of the sages, have been additionally stimulated by means of Jewish apocalypticism. studying the Essenes, their influence on Hebrew language, the cut up of sects, and masses extra, Flusser's gathered essays supply a big resource of research for any useless Sea Scrolls scholar.
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