Some Sources for My Plunder Paper

The following is for my benefit as I write my paper on plunder in the Temple Scroll. My paper concerns how the Temple Scroll (of the Dead Sea Scrolls) and other Second Temple literature interact with the Torah’s laws on plunder.

Temple Scroll.

Brin, Gershon, “Concerning some of the uses of the Bible in the Temple Scroll,” Revue de Qumran 12,4 (1987) 519-528.

Charlesworth, James H., “The date of Jubilees and of the Temple Scroll,” Society of Biblical Literature: Seminar Papers 24 (1985) 193-204.

Baumgarten, Joseph M., “The first and second tithes in the Temple Scroll,” Biblical and Related Studies (1985) 5-15.

Swanson, Dwight D., “How scriptural is re-written Bible?,” Revue de Qumran 21,3 (2004) 407-427.

Stegemann, Hartmut, “The institutions of Israel in the Temple Scroll,” The Dead Sea Scrolls (1992) 156-185.

Frolov, Serge, “‘King’s law’ of the Temple Scroll : mishnaic aspects,” Journal of Jewish Studies 50,2 (1999) 298-307.

Schiffman, Lawrence Harvey, “The law of vows and oaths (Num. 30,3-16) in the Zadokite Fragments and the Temple Scroll,” Revue de Qumran 15,1-2 (1991) 199-214.

Rothstein, David, “The laws of immolation and second-tithe in 11qta : a reassessment,” Dead Sea Discoveries 14,3 (2007) 334-353.

Schiffman, Lawrence Harvey, “The laws of war in the Temple Scroll,” Revue de Qumran 13,1-4 (1988) 299-311.

Schiffman, Lawrence Harvey, “Legal texts and codification in the Dead Sea Scrolls,” Discussing Cultural Influences (2007) 1-39.

Sweeney, Marvin Alan, “Midrashic perspective in the ‘Torat ham-Melek’ of the Temple Scroll,” Hebrew Studies 28 (1987) 51-66.

Altshuler, David A., “On the classification of Judaic laws in the ‘Antiquities’ of Josephus and the Temple Scroll of Qumran,” AJS Review 7/8 (1983) 1-14.

Baumgarten, Joseph M., “On the non-literal use of ‘ma’aser’/’dekate’.” Journal of Biblical Literature 103,2 (1984) 245-251.

Finkel, Asher, “The oracular interpretation of the Torah and Prophets as reflected in the Temple Scroll and Pesharim of Qumran,” WCJS 11,A (1994) 179-184.

Hengel, Martin, “The polemical character of ‘on kingship’ in the Temple Scroll, an attempt at dating 11QTemple,”Journal of Jewish Studies 37,1 (1986) 28-38.

Schiffman, Lawrence Harvey, “Priestly and levitical gifts in the ‘Temple Scroll,'”
The Provo International Conference (1999) 480-496.

VanderKam, James C., “Questions of canon viewed through the Dead Sea Scrolls,” The Canon Debate (2002) 91-109.

Lust, Johan, “Quotation formulae and canon in Qumran,” Canonization and Decanonization (1998) 67-77.

Christian, Mark A., “Reading Tobit backwards and forwards : in search of ‘lost Halakhah,'” Henoch 28,1 (2006) 63-95.

Brin, Gershon, “Regarding the connection between the Temple Scroll and the Book of Jubilees,” Journal of Biblical Literature 112,1 (1993) 108-109.

Wacholder, Ben Zion, “The relationship between 11Q Torah (the Temple Scroll) and the Book of Jubilees : one single or two independent compositions,” Society of Biblical Literature: Seminar Papers 24 (1985) 205-216.

Crawford, Sidnie White, “The ‘rewritten’ Bible at Qumran : a look at three texts,” Eretz-Israel 26 (1999) 1-8.

Schiffman, Lawrence Harvey, “The Septuagint and the Temple Scroll : shared ‘halakhic’ variants,” Septuagint, Scrolls and Cognate Writings (1992) 277-297.

Milgrom, Jacob, “Studies in the Temple Scroll,” Journal of Biblical Literature 97,4 (1978) 501-523.

Callaway, Phillip R., “The Temple Scroll and the canonization of Jewish law,” Revue de Qumran 13,1-4 (1988) 239-250.

Schiffman, Lawrence Harvey, “The Temple Scroll and the halakhic Pseudepigrapha of the Second Temple period,” Pseudepigraphic Perspectives (1999) 121-131.

Schiffman, Lawrence Harvey, “The Temple Scroll and the nature of its law : the status of the question,” The Community of the Renewed Covenant (1994) 37-55.

Weinfeld, Moshe, “The Temple Scroll or ‘the law of the king,'” Normative and Sectarian Judaism in the Second Temple Period (2005) 158-185.

Rokeah, David, “The Temple Scroll, Philo, Josephus and the Talmud,” Journal of Theological Studies 34, 2 (1983) 515-526.

Brooke, George J., “The textual tradition of the Temple Scroll and recently published manuscripts of the Pentateuch,” The Dead Sea Scrolls (1992) 261-282.

Schiffman, Lawrence Harvey, “The theology of the Temple Scroll,” Jewish Quarterly Review 85,1-2 (1994) 109-123.

Fraade, Steven D., “The Torah of the king (Deut 17:14-20) in the Temple Scroll and early rabbinic law,” The Dead Sea Scrolls as Background to Postbiblical Judaism and Early Christianity (2003) 25-60.

Mink, Hans-Aage, “The use of scripture in the Temple Scroll and the status of the scroll as law,” Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament 1 (1987) 20-50.

Gmirkin, Russell, “The War Scroll, the Hasidim, and the Maccabean conflict,” The Dead Sea Scrolls Fifty Years after Their Discovery (2000) 486-496.

The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls pages 296-297.


Troxel, Ronald Lewis, “Economic plunder as a leitmotif in LXX-Isaiah,” Biblica 83,3 (2002) 375-391.

Elgavish, David, “The division of the spoils of war in the Bible and in the ancient Near East,” Zeitschrift für Altorientalische und Biblische Rechtsgeschichte 8 (2002) 242-273.

Mann, Vivian B., “Jewish ceremonial art and private property,” The Spoils of War (1997) 84-87.

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My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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