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.
Corporate Authors: ebrary, Inc., ProQuest (Firm)
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published: Leiden : BRILL, 2011.
Series:ebrary Academic religion & philosophy
Academic complete, religion & philosophy
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Call Number: BM487
Online Access:http://site.ebrary.com/lib/jkmlibrary/detail.action?docID=10502530 Access restricted to individuals currently affiliated with the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and McCormick Theological Seminary