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By Paul Heger

A few literary expressions within the lifeless Sea Scrolls led students to allege that their authors professed a dualistic and deterministic worldview of Zoroastrian beginning and that the omission of Moses and Sinai from the Enoch writings evinces section in Jewish society marginalized the Torah, adopting Enoch s prophecies as its moral guide. This research demanding situations those allegations as completely conflicting with crucial biblical doctrines and the unequivocal ideals and expectancies of Qumran s Torah-centered society, arguing that students allegations are erroneously in line with examining historic texts with a latest attitude and inspired by means of the interpreter s own cultural history. The research translates the correct texts in a way appropriate with the presumed doctrines of old Jewish authors and readers."

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