Qumran/DSS theology(ies)

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Milkman | Forum Activity | Posted: Wed, Jul 22 2020 7:49 AM

Does anyone know off hand of a break-down or systematized grouping of what the Qumran/DSS communities held?

For example: What did they believe about the Son of God and which texts support that? Or what was the stance of the Communities on divorce.

Ideas such as these.

Just looking for a listing with primary references. Not a systematic theology like Grudem :) 

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Denise | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Jul 22 2020 8:22 AM

Milkman:

Does anyone know off hand of a break-down or systematized grouping of what the Qumran/DSS communities held?

For example: What did they believe about the Son of God and which texts support that? Or what was the stance of the Communities on divorce.

Ideas such as these.

Just looking for a listing with primary references. Not a systematic theology like Grudem :) 

mm. 

There's quite a few but not organized how you're hoping for.

The closest was Flusser's Judaism and Origens of Christianity. The first 2/3's are Essenes/DSS, the remainder Mishnah, etc

It has a subjects index which matches your subjects ... eg Son of God, Anti-Christ, etc

The problem is speculation among the fragments ... eg, a king prohibited multiple wives = no divorce? Or not.

"God will save his fallen angels and their broken wings He'll mend."

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Milkman | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Jul 22 2020 8:25 AM

Thanks. I'll take a gander at it.

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Milkman | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Jul 22 2020 8:26 AM

Thanks. I'll take a gander at it.

The forum is down.... oh my. 

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