Eschatological "Rain" Imagery in the War Scroll from Qumran and in the Letter of James,
Journal of Near Eastern Studies

An Esoteric Relation between Qumran's ‘New Covenant in the Land of Damascus’ and the New Testament’s ‘Cup on the New Covenant in (His) Blood’?, Revue de Qumran, 83/21, March, 2004

MMT as Jamesian Letter to “The Great King of the Peoples Beyond the Euphrates,” The Journal of Higher Criticism, vol. 11, no.1 Spring 2005  

Playing on and Transmuting Words – Interpreting Abeit Galuto in the Habakkuk Pesher, Folia Orientalia, vol. 26, 1989

Sicarii Essenes, “Those of the Circumcision,” and Qumran, The Journal of Higher Criticism, vol. 12, no. 1, Spring 2006

The Jesus Tomb: Primeval Stupidity, The Huffington Post, March 8, 2007

The Historical Provenance of the “Three Nets of Belial” Allusion in the Zadokite Document and Ballac/Belac in the Temple Scroll, Folia Orientalia, volume 25, 1988

The 1988-92 California State University Dead Sea Walking Cave Survey and Radar Groundscan of the Qumran Cliffs, The Qumran Chronicle, vol. 9, no. 2, December 2000

The James Ossuary – Is it Authentic?, Folia Orientalia, volume 38, 2002

The Theory of Judeo-Christian Origins: The Last Column of the Damascus Document, in Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Khirbet Qumran Site: Present Realities and Future Prospects, ed. by Wise, M. O., Golb, N., Collins, J., and Pardee, D., Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, v. 722, 1994

  The 1990 Survey of Qumran Caves, The Qumran Chronicle, vol. 2, no.1, December 1992

The Young Turk Legislation, 1913-17 and its Application in Palestine/Israel, in Palestine in the Late Ottoman Period, ed. by D. Kushner, E.J. Brill Leiden, 1978  


For the following articles:

Paul as Herodian, Interpreting Abeit-Galuto in the Habakkuk Pesher: Playing on and Transmuting Terms,

Interpreting Some Esotericisms: The Kings of the Peoples, the Princes of Judah and Gehazi in the Damascus Document,

Joining/Joiners, ‘Arizei-Go’im, and the Simple of Ephraim Relating to a Cadre of Gentile God-Fearers at Qumran,

The Final Proof that James and the Righteous Teacher are the Same, see R. Eisenman, The Dead Sea Scrolls and The First Christians, HarperCollins, 2004:

For Eisenman’s translations of The Damascus Document, The Community Rule, and The Habakkuk Pesher also see The Dead Sea Scrolls and the First Christians





Broadcasting Interview by Rachel Kohn on her program "Spiritual Things": "Eisenman on the Scrolls"