Saturday, August 07, 2004

War Of The Sons Of Light Against The Sons Of Darkness, The

Hebrew �Megillat Milhamat B'ne, or Beb'ne Hoshekh, �also called �War Rule, or War Scroll, � a Dead Sea Scroll, and one of the most important documents of the Essene sect of Jews that established a community at Qumran in the Judaean desert during the first half of the 2nd century BC. The Essenes thought themselves to be the holy elect of Israel, the Sons of Light, who would at the end of time engage in a catastrophic war with the enemies of Israel, the Sons of