List of Figures List of Tables Contributors Foreword Abbreviations and Sigla Part I: Overview 1. Acquisition and Ownership History: A Personal Reflection Martin Schoyen II. The Fate of Scrolls and Fragments: A Survey from 1946 to the Present Hanan Eschel III. Texts and Artefacts from the Judaean Desert in the Schoyen Collection: An Overview Torleif Elgvin IV: Material Analysis of the Fragments
This special edition large format volume publishes ten biblical and five non-biblical fragments from the Judean Desert, more than half of them for the first time.
Torleif Elgvin received a Ph.D. from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem for his work in Qumran studies. Since 1992 he has been a member of the international team responsible for publishing the Dead Sea Scrolls. He teaches Bible and Jewish Studies at Evangelical Lutheran University College, Oslo. Kipp Davis is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Agder in Kristiansand, Norway. Michael Langlois is editor of Semitica, the publication of the Institute of Semitic Studies, College de France, France.