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Digital technology brings new life to Dead Sea Scrolls
For decades after they were discovered in a cave, the Dead Sea Scrolls were allowed to be examined closely only by fewer than a couple dozen scholars and archaeologists.
Now, with infrared- and computer-enhanced photography, anyone with a computer can view these 2,000-year-old relics, which include the oldest known copies of biblical text and a window on the world and times of Jesus.
High-quality digitized images of five of the 950 manuscripts were posted for free online for the first time this week by Google and the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, where the scrolls are housed. The post includes an English translation and a search feature to one of the texts, the Great Isaiah Scroll....
Well, there is a lot of interesting things in the article, The Dead Sea Scrolls themselves are quite interesting, as Dr. Geisler pointed out, in his article on The Dead Sea Scrolls.
Another part of the article was very irritating. There was no, "bridging the gap between the Pharisees and Christians." Gil pointed out the insidious invasion of the Pharisees into Christianity in this week's and also last week's sermon of Confronting Compromise of the Gospel.
There was an implacable differences between the legalistic pharisees and the saved by grace Christians
Galatians 2 4 But it was because of the false brethren who had sneaked in to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, in order to bring us into bondage. 5 But we did not yield in subjection to them for even an hour, so that the truth of the gospel might remain with you.---NASB