So, Who Really Wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls?

The apocalyptic and messianic visions in the Dead Sea Scrolls are clear even if who the Scrolls Sect members is anything but. The Essenes are no longer a consensus option

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Ruth Schuster
Ruth Schuster
Ruth Schuster
Ruth Schuster

Who wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls? The popular opinion is that the authors were “the Essenes,” and maybe it was so. Maybe they wrote most if not all the scrolls, but that isn’t a consensus view among scholars anymore. It’s also an open question who exactly these Essenes were.



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