more on ‘writing the dead sea scrolls’

With Shrine of the Book curator Adolfo Roitman (left), Professor Cargill looks at the longest segment of the actual Isaiah Scroll, the oldest copy of any book of the Bible known today. Only a few select scholars are allowed access to the document.

With Shrine of the Book curator Adolfo Roitman (left), Professor Cargill looks at the longest segment of the actual Isaiah Scroll, the oldest copy of any book of the Bible known today. Only a few select scholars are allowed access to the document.

the ucla press room has a short writeup by meg sullivan on my coming nat geo documentary probing the question of who wrote the dead sea scrolls. the documentary will appear on national geographic channel, tuesday, july 27, 2010 at 9:00 PM. you can read more about the show here or preview clips form the show here.

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4 Responses

  1. Robert, I don’t know if you can answer this but is there any chance the doco will be able to be viewed in Australia or, will it eventually be released on DVD?

  2. i assume it will be available on dvd, but not sure about the australia viewing, although it was produced by a british company.

  3. Enjoyed your Nat Geo show on the Dead Sea Scrolls. Can you recommend a good (up to date) book regarding the topic? Thanks Sal

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