10 facts about the Dead Sea Scrolls

Published: Wednesday, April 17 2013 1:43 p.m. MDT

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The Community Rule scroll is a sectarian work which deals with subjects like the admission of new members, conduct at communal meals and theological doctrines such as the belief in predestination. "The importance of this work lies in the fact that it provides a rare opportunity to learn about the lives of the sectarians, whom we assume to be Essenes, through their own rule literature," the Digital Dead Sea Scrolls website said.

>> Tourists look at portions of the Dead Sea scrolls on display at the Shrine of the Book in Jerusalem, Tuesday May 13, 2008.
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Fragments of the Book of Nehemiah have been found among the Dead Sea Scrolls. There was an article on the Biblical Archaeology Review website about it on May 15th 2012.

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