OCU Hebrew students to study Dead Sea Scrolls

By: From Wire Reports
By: From Wire Reports

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Students in a Biblical Hebrew class at Oklahoma City University will get a chance to study one of the Dead Sea Scrolls this fall.

Religion professor Lisa Wolfe's class will participate in the Green Scholars Initiative, a program involving biblical manuscripts and related artifacts acquired by the Green family, owners of Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby Stores.

OCU students will try to determine what part of the Bible is represented in a particular part of the scroll. They will also investigate what other known scrolls might be closely related to it. Students will visit the scroll in person and use special photographic records to do their work.

Part of the Green collection was displayed at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art in 2011 in an exhibition attended by about 63,000 people.

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