Category Archives: Plunder Paper

Fishbane on the Temple Scroll

Michael Fishbane, “Use, Authority and Interpretation of Mikra at Qumran,” Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading and Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, ed. Martin Jan Mulder (Peabody: Hendrickson, 2004) 339-377. My Plunder Paper is for the … Continue reading

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Plunder Quotes

In this post, I’ll be working on my plunder paper, in which I look at the Qumran Temple Scroll’s interaction with the Torah’s laws on the division of plunder. I want to see how Second Temple Judaism in general interacted … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Paper: Plunder

I want to quote something from Jacob Milgrom’s The JPS Torah Commentary: Numbers (New York: Jewish Publication Society, 1990). This may come in handy when I write my (tentative) paper on the Temple Scroll’s interpretation of Numbers 31:25ff. “Divine decree … Continue reading

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My Agenda for a While: Three Papers

I have three papers to write for this month (and maybe the next). I’m going to brainstorm some on this blog. Writing papers can be hard. I don’t always know where to start. This blog can be a place where … Continue reading

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