The Dead Sea Scrolls and Latter-day Truth
Dead Sea Scrolls, Latter-Day Saints, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Archaeological and historical discoveries of the past century have recently generated tremendous interest in ancient religious texts and their teachings. Popular fiction has also fueled much speculation about them. Among the best-known and oft-quoted in this regard are the Dead Sea Scrolls, which have been cited in support of ideas ranging from the need to reinterpret Christianity—because of mysterious rituals and secret beliefs kept hidden by an ancient conspiracy—to another false notion that there was an unknown group of pre-Christian “Latter-day Saints” living down by the Dead Sea in the Holy Land.
Original Publication Citation
“The Dead Sea Scrolls and Latter-Day Truth,” in The Ensign. Vol. 36. No. 2 (February 2006). pp. 44-49
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Skinner, Andrew C., "The Dead Sea Scrolls and Latter-day Truth" (2006). Faculty Publications. 3488.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints