Study the New Testament in depth with renowned biblical scholar Craig Evans in this ten-course bundle. Gain insight into the world of the New Testament as Dr. Evans explores the history and archaeology of the time of Jesus. Hear how the Dead Sea Scrolls were first discovered and how these ancient documents provide insight into elusive topics, such as the ministry of John the Baptist, the works of the Law, and the description of the New Jerusalem in Revelation. Examine the reliability of the original New Testament manuscripts and see how other ancient writers—both Roman and Jewish—described Jesus and his ministry. Dive into the Synoptic Gospels as Dr. Evans the gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, unpacking their original context and exploring their relevance for believers today.
Evans taught at Trinity Western University in British Columbia for 21 years, where he directed the graduate program in biblical studies and founded the Dead Sea Scrolls Institute. He has recently served on the advisory board for the Gospel of Judas for National Geographic Society and has appeared frequently as an expert commentator on network television programs.
Evans has written and edited extensively on the historical Jesus and the Jewish background of the New Testament era. His published works include From Prophecy to Testament, Jesus and the Ossuaries, Jesus: The Final Days, and Dictionary of New Testament Background.