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'Sicarii Essenes,' 'Those of the Circumcision,' and Qumran

Robert Eisenman | Posted 07.25.2014 | Religion
Robert Eisenman

In a much overlooked description of 'the Essenes', attributed to the Third-Century Early Church theologian Hippolytus in Rome, there exists a completely original version of Josephus' famous description of them.

Nine Tiny, Unopened Dead Sea Scrolls Found

Posted 03.19.2014 | Religion

Nine tiny but mighty Dead Sea Scrolls have been discovered -- or more accurately, re-discovered -- within the vaults of at the Israel Antiquities Auth...

James the Just as Righteous Teacher -- The Radiocarbon Controversy

Robert Eisenman | Posted 12.22.2013 | Religion
Robert Eisenman

Where AMS Carbon dating is concerned, I take responsibility for its having arisen, unfortunately, in the first place and the procedure itself being ultimately employed in a certainly tendentious and somewhat over-inflated manner where the Scrolls were concerned.

2,000 Year Old Dead Sea Scrolls Go Online

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 11.26.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Two thousand years after they were written and decades after they were found in desert caves, some of the world-famous Dead Sea Scro...