"Puzzles of Antiquity: The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls for the Bible, Judaism, and Christianity"

"Puzzles of Antiquity: The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls for the Bible, Judaism, and Christianity" an exhibit sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts will take place April 11, 2010 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. in the Science Museum of Minnesota Discovery Hall. The Dead Sea Scrolls have been hailed as the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century. The fee is $21. Please register for the exhibition by April 2, 2010.

"Puzzles of Antiquity: The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls for the Bible, Judaism, and Christianity"

April 11, 2010 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Science Museum of Minnesota Discovery Hall

The Dead Sea Scrolls have been hailed as the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century. What makes these 2,000 year-old documents so remarkable and critically important?

Join world-renowned experts on the Dead Sea Scrolls for an afternoon of learning and conversation about their history and signifi cance. Leading scholars will explore how the Dead Sea Scrolls have revolutionized our understanding of the Bible, Judaism and Christianity, and how more than 60 years after their discovery in caves near the Dead Sea they continue to stir debate about their origins.

Registration (by April 2, 2010) and more information: www.deadseascrolls.umn.edu

Fee ($21) includes entry into The Dead Sea Scrolls: Words that Changed the World exhibition.

Presenters:
Andrea Berlin, Professor of Archaeology, University of Minnesota | Michael O. Wise, Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Languages, Northwestern College | Calvin J. Roetzel, Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Studies, University of Minnesota | Lawrence H. Schiffman, Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, New York University (keynote speaker)

Exhibition information: www.smm.org/scrolls/

The Dead Sea Scrolls exhibition was created by the Israel Antiquities Authority from the collections of the National Treasures in collaboration with the Science Museum of Minnesota.

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