The essays collected in From Revelation to Can include several studies of passages in the Hebrew Bible, the history of the high priesthood, calendars and festivals, 1 Ech, and the Book of Jubilees. A previously unpublished paper examines the evidence for the development of a can of scripture in Judaism. This publication has also been published in paperback, please click here for details.
James C. VanderKam, Ph.D. (1976), Department of Near Eastern Languages and Literature, Harvard University, is John A. O'Brien Professor of Hebrew Scriptures at the University of Notre Dame. His main publications are The Dead Sea Scrolls Today (Eerdmans, 1994) and The Dead Sea Scrolls after Fifty Years: A Comprehensive Assessment (Brill, 1998, 1999).
James C. VanderKam
Date of Publication
Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism