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DAY 3: The Dead Sea Scrolls in Recent Scholarship: A Public Conference
The Dead Sea Scrolls in Recent Scholarship: A Public Conference

Sponsored by:
New York University, Global Network for Advanced Research in Jewish Studies & the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies
Friends of the Israel Antiquities Authority

Tuesday, May 19

9:00-10:30 AM: EDT Science, Technology and the Scrolls

"Researching the DSS with Imaging Technologies" - Orit Rosengarten, Israel Antiquities Authority

"Modern Forgeries: The Scientific Analysis of Dead Sea Scroll Fragments in the Museum of the Bible Collection" - Colette Loll, Art Fraud Insights, LLC

"The Hands that Wrote the Bible. Digital Palaeography of the Dead Sea Scrolls for Identifying and Dating Manuscripts" - Mladen Popović and Maruf Dhali, University of Groningen

10:30-11:00 AM EDT: BREAK

11:00 AM-12:30 PM: Ideology and Theology

"Virtue Signaling in the Dead Sea Scrolls" - Charlotte Hempel, University of Birmingham

"Metaphysics of Financial Relations in Qumran Wisdom" - Jonathan Ben-Dov, Haifa University

"Patterns of Prayer in the Dead Sea Scrolls" - George Brooke, University of Manchester

12:30-1:00 PM EDT: BREAK

1:00-3:00 PM EDT: Qumran and the Sect

"Women in the Sectarian Texts from Qumran" - Esther Chazon, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

"The Importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls for Reconstructing the Life and Message of Jesus" - Cecilia Wassén, Uppsala University

"Why NOT the Essenes: How to Talk about the Dead Sea Sectarians" - Maxine Grossman, University of Maryland

"The Sectarian Movement and Qumran" - John Collins, Yale University

May 19, 2020 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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