A fully illustrated survey of all the major Dead Sea Scrolls, written by acknowledged experts in the field.
– A catalogue of the scrolls, including the Copper Scroll, Community Rule, Temple Scroll and numerous others
– Historical and religious insight into the period of authorship, from Babylon to Bar Kokhba
– Investigation into ancient Qumran, the authorship of the scrolls and their significance for modern Judaism and Christianity
– Guide to expert interpretation of the manuscripts using palaeography, Carbon- 14 dating and computer reconstructions
– Factfiles, tables, reconstructions, scroll photographs and a guide to where to see the scrolls today