In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Explained, find out what led the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. to announce this week that some of its “ancient” fragments were actually modern forgeries. Nehemia Gordon speaks with top Dead Sea Scroll expert Prof. Eibert Tigchelaar about how even specialists can easily be duped and some of the scientific methods used to determine whether a scroll is authentic. Gordon and Tigchelaar also discuss how a rogue scholar may have conspired with international smugglers to fabricate theology-changing Dead Sea Scroll-like fragments.
In my Support Team Study, The Most Important Discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, I bring the most important discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Following the bread-crumbs of history, I trace the origin of our modern Hebrew Bible from the caves of Qumran to Israel's Shrine of the Book in Jerusalem. Find out how a little-known Roman emperor helped bring back God's Word from captivity to the birthplace of the Masoretic Text. Continue reading
In this episode of Hebrew Voices, The Origin of Sin, Nehemia Gordon discusses with Dr. Miryam Brand the origin of sin and her book, Evil Within and Without: The Source of Sin and Its Nature as Portrayed in Second Temple Literature. Gordon keeps the gems accessible to non-scholars as they track revelations about the origin of sin through the centuries. Continue reading
In this episode of Hebrew Voices, The Rebirth of Israel and the Dead Sea Scrolls, Nehemia Gordon speaks on Israel's Independence Day about why he is a "Zionist", and how the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls parallels the rebirth of Israel as a nation. You can watch the video of his address at the public celebrations of Israel's 69th Independence Day in Huntington, West Virginia or listen to the audio as part of his Hebrew Voices podcast. Continue reading
In this episode of Hebrew Voices, The Bible of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Nehemia Gordon talks to Professor Emanuel Tov, the world’s foremost scholar on the Dead Sea Scrolls and author of the definitive “Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible.” Gordon and Tov’s discussion yields an enlightening mix of 101 material as well as fascinating (and accessible) post-doctoral details. Continue reading
In this episode of Hebrew Voices, How the New Testament Interprets the Tanakh, Nehemia Gordon discusses with Methodist Pastor A.J. Bernard, whether Old Testament prophecies have been fulfilled in the New Testament.
Seydel wrote: “This teaching was fantastic…I really loved hearing the two perspectives. I believe these kinds of discussions are so important because they help us to see Scripture from another point of view. Hopefully this will lead to respect and love for our fellow believers in Yehovah. Thank you so much for this wonderful teaching. It truly was a blessing to me.” Continue reading