In the footsteps of the Dead Sea scrolls – a never ending story DAY TRIP
The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1947 turned out to be one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century for mankind. These 25,000 fragments which have survived 2000 years in the caves of the desert, started a race between beduins and archeologists, Israel and Jordan, rabbis, monks and priests, Judaism and Christianity. Although more than 70 years have past, this jigsaw puzzle is not yet resolved.
This day trip in the Judean desert will tell you the story and introduce you to its heros. What was written in the scrolls? Who where their writers and what do they teach us about Jewish life and thinking. Can we learn something about the origins of Christianity and the time in which Jesus was born? In summer 2020 the media all over the world, publishes the latest scientific findings which open a complete new perspective to the holy texts.