The question still remains as to whether they are legitimate or forgeries.
The Essenes shared many beliefs with Jesus and it's believed by some that Jesus before his appearance as a grown man, spent time with the Essenes forming his own beliefs away from mainstream Judaism.
There are still many discoveries waiting to be found. Like today, folks who can read have kept books (or scrolls) in their homes. Caves and other places that are buried remain likely sources of untapped reading material.
And what's more, when the Babylonian beliefs are compared and which predate both the Old Testament and the Koran, we can slowly deconstruct the hypnotic pull religion has on fearful, huddling humanity.