New Research on the Dead Sea Scrolls
The Temple Scroll from Qumran
In support of new research on one of the Dead Sea Scrolls (the Temple Scroll from Qumran), Professor Bernie M. Levinson, Berman Family Chair of Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible, visited cave 11, where the scroll had been found, and examined original manuscript fragments of this and other ancient scrolls. By using newer techniques of digital humanities, it was possible to provide a refined reconstruction of the badly damaged opening scene of the scroll, which begins with a dramatic account of divine revelation.
Read Professor Levinson's full article on the Dead Sea Scrolls.