They Wanted Moshiach Then: Messianism in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Ancient Judaism

B'nai Shalom of Olney

Dates: Sunday, November 01, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Speaker: Dr. Benjamin Sommer

An examination of hopes for the end of time, and the arrival of the Messiah in the Bible and rabbinic Judaism, with some attention to the Dead Sea Scrolls and early Christianity. Questions addressed include: How do the ideas of the future differ in the Bible, rabbinic literature, and other forms of ancient Judaism? What ideas do they have in common? How might they relate to debates and differences among Jews today? To what extent does the idea of the Messiah grow out of the Bible?


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