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    • The Dead Sea Scrolls

    • By: Gary A. Rendsburg, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Gary A. Rendsburg
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Whether complete or only fragmentary, the 930 extant Dead Sea Scrolls irrevocably altered how we look at and understand the foundations of faith and religious practice. Now you can get a comprehensive introduction to this unique series of archaeological documents, and to scholars' evolving understanding of their authorship and significance, with these 24 lectures. Learn what the scrolls are, what they contain, and how the insights they offered into religious and ancient history came into focus.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A comprehensive overview of the Qumran Scrolls

    • By Jacobus on 09-25-13

    Regular price: $34.95

    • The Book of Genesis

    • By: Gary A. Rendsburg, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Gary A. Rendsburg
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 138

    Nearly everyone in the Western world is familiar with the stories in the book of Genesis. Its language is simple. Its powerful sentences are short. And its messages glisten with clarity. But is it possible that the understanding of the book of Genesis we've all grown up with isn't as complete as we'd like to believe? That its deceptively simple sentences and surface appearance hide from contemporary readers a purposeful and intricate structure designed to let its depth and detail and implication resonate with the readers and listeners of its own time?.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Clear, illuminating but without a PDF study guide

    • By Jacobus on 07-22-13

    Regular price: $34.95