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Integrating Qumran Eschatology Into Late Second Temple Judaism

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In order to integrate the understanding of Qumran eschatology into our picture of late Second Temple Judaism, this chapter subsequently discusses literary-historical and reception-historical connections of eschatology with Scripture, eschatology in non-sectarian and pre-sectarian Qumran texts, eschatology in sectarian Qumran texts, and comparative texts and traditions, before turning to evaluation and conclusions. It discusses aspects of transmission and reception of the biblical text that may be relevant for the subject of eschatology. Some non-sectarian texts which overlap with previously known Jewish pseudepigrapha, like Jubilees and 1 Enoch, are discussed here as pre-Qumran texts. The survey of eschatology in sectarian Qumran texts begins with Miqsat Ma'ase ha-Torah (4QMMT), because this text has an important place at the earliest stages of the history of the Qumran community.

Keywords: late second temple Judaism; Miqsat Ma'ase ha-Torah (4QMMT); Qumran eschatology

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