May 16, 2016

Roland de Vaux

For more information on (Father) Roland Guérin de Vaux (1903 – 1971) look in a good Bible Dictionary or Encyclopedia LINK under the sites that he excavated. Questions that you should answer in your paper include:

  1. Where did he take his training?
  2. What was his specialty?
  3. Where did he excavate?
  4. Who did he excavate with?
  5. What discoveries did he make or was involved in?
  6. What was the Biblical impact of his research?
Roland Guérin de Vaux (1903-1971), dominicain, a coordonné le travail sur les manuscrits découverts à Qumrân, près de la mer Morte. Il a également dirigé les fouilles du site. © SYSTEM

  Available Sources:

  • Briend, Jacques. Roland de Vaux, in The Encyclopaedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls, ed. Lawrence Schiffman and James VanderKam, Vol. 2 Oxford, 2000, p. 202-204. Look Inside
  • Collins, T A. Vaux, Roland de, 1903-1971. Catholic Biblical Quarterly 33, no. 4 (October 1, 1971): 547-548. ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials, EBSCOhost
  • Editor. “Roland De Vaux, Archeologist, 68.” New York Times, September 13, 1971. LINK
  • Strugnell, John. In Memoriam: Roland Guérin de Vaux, O. P. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 207 (Oct., 1972): 1+3-5. JSTOR
  • Laurant, Sophie. Le P. Roland de Vaux face aux manuscrits de la mer Morte [Father Roland De Vaux in the face of the Dead Sea Scrolls] French. Pelerin, Thursday, May 11th, 2017. LINK
  • Trstensky, Frantisek. The Archaeological Site of Qumran and the Personality of Roland De Vaux. The American Journal of Biblical Theology 9 no. 34 (2008), 1-11. PDF
  • Vaux, Roland de. Ancient Israel: Its Life and Instructions. Biblical Resource. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1997. Look Inside
  • Vaux, Roland de. The Bible and the Ancient Near East. Revised Edition edition. New York, N.Y.: W. W. Norton & Company, 1998. Look Inside
  • Vaux, Roland de. Archaeology and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Schweich Lectures of the British Academy, 1959. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1973. PDF

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