Who was the real Jesus? What was the original message of the charismatic Jewish healer and moralist who changed the world?
Chapter I. The State of Biblical Studies before Qumran
Chapter II. Epoch-making Discoveries and Early Blunders
Chapter III. The École Biblique, Seedbed of Future Troubles
Chapter IV. Somnolence – Politics – Scandal
Chapter V. The Battle over the Scrolls and its Aftermath
Chapter VI. What is New in the Non-Sectarian Dead Sea Scrolls?
Chapter VII. The Novelty of the Sectarian Scrolls
Chapter VIII. Unfinished Business: Archaeology
Chapter IX. The Qumran Revolution in the Study of Biblical and Post-biblical Judaism and Early Christianity
Chapter X. Epilogue