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Eisenman, Robert and Wise, MichaelThe Dead Sea Scrolls Uncovered - The First Complete Translation of 50 Key Documents Withheld for Over 35 Years London Penguin 1993 0140232508 / 9780140232509 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket A clean and unmarked copy with light creasing to front top corner and age darkening to page edges. x + 286 pages. 33 illustrations. Compiled by its scholar authors, the 50 documents cast a startling light on events in Palestine at the dawn of Christianity. They portray not a family of peaceful Essenes but a fiercely militant religious sect whose members awaited an apocalyptic Day of Vengeance. The documents allude not only to doctrines we now recognize as Christian but also to the precursors of Islam and Jewish Kabbalism. Price: