Alain Beuve-Méry wrote an article in Le Monde (Nov 6, 2008) announcing the publication of the Qumran Library.

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The article grasps the project’s essence and ambition quite well, and I am glad to see it thus underlined in such a newspaper as Le Monde. This project does not, however, presuppose a rejection of the “Essene” theory as do Noman Golb or André Paul, who are cited by the author. The confusion is understandable, since it is precisely André Paul who initiated the project, but let’s bear in mind that our team members are not unanimous in that matter. Such a diversity indeed increases the value of the Qumran Library !

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