By Esther G. Chazon
The papers released during this quantity have been offered on the 5th Orion overseas Symposium (Jerusalem, 2000), which serious about prayer and poetry in mild of the useless Sea Scrolls. the quantity examines the lately released poetical and liturgical texts from Qumran opposed to the historical past of moment Temple Judaism, its biblical antecedents, and later rabbinic advancements. The essays deal with numerous prayers and spiritual practices, in addition to significant matters within the historical past of Jewish liturgy. issues diversity from magic, mysticism and thanksgiving to lamentation, quick day rituals, communal worship, and the connection among the prayers from Qumran and the conventional Jewish prayers. the appliance of latest Scrolls fabric to this breadth of issues constitutes a massive contribution to the examine of non secular poetry, non secular perform, and liturgy.
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