Announcements / Wed Oct 30 Topic: The Essenes

Wed Oct 30 Topic: The Essenes


By Kimberly Nelson - Posted on October 23 2013

There will be a discussion of the ancient Essene Order, a mystical sect of Judaism that flourished from the 2nd century BCE to the 1st century CE.  They became well known in modern times following the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, which some scholars believe were written by the Essenes.