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Interview: Geza Vermes, biblical scholar

I first started a doctoral dis­sertation on the Dead Sea Scrolls 60 years ago, and it turned out to be the very first to be published on the Scrolls. Then, 50 years ago, I signed a contract with Penguin Books and the original 250-page, slight volume became a 700-page Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English, which took its place among the Penguin Classics in 2004. The Story of the Scrolls is really the mature reworking of those 60 years of ...

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The lighter side of fund-raising

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