Saturday, December 22, 2018

New PhD thesis on "non-aligned" biblical DSS

THE ETC BLOG: New Dissertation on the ‘Non-Aligned’ Dead Sea Scrolls (John Meade). The dissertation is by Anthony Ferguson: "A Comparison of the Non-Aligned Texts of Qumran to the Masoretic Text," SBTS.

Fun fact: I published 4QGenk (in DJD 12, pp. 75-78). There's not much left of it, so I would be cautious about assigning it an "alignment." But it reads mostly with the Masoretic Text, a couple of times with the Septuagint against the MT, and it has one unique reading.

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