Mount Mary presents seminar on Dead Sea Scrolls

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 10:00 am

Mount Mary College will present “The Dead Sea Scrolls 101: An Evening of Introduction,” on Thursday, Feb. 4, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Helfaer Hall, located in the first floor of Caroline Hall at 2900 N. Menomonee River Parkway in Milwaukee. Presented by Dr. Donald Rappé, associate professor in the College’s
Department of Theology, and Helga Kisler, a Ph.D. candidate and adjunct theology instructor at Mount Mary, the lecture will explore the background, character, and significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls The eventis free and open to the public. Ample free parking is also available. The presenters will discuss the geographical and archaeological contexts of the Scrolls, the variety found in representative texts, and a review of the Scrolls’ significance for understanding both early Judaism and the origins of Christianity. A brief preview of the newly-opened Scrolls exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum will also be given along with an opportunity for questions. Registration for the event is not required. For more information, visit http://www.mtmary.edu/index.htm or contact Mount Mary’s Theology Department at 414-258-4810, ext. 417, or by email to leschc@mtmary.edu.

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