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NT306 The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament (Audio)

NT306 The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament (Audio)

Craig A. Evans

| Lexham Press | 2015

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Craig Evans combines his extensive knowledge of ancient manuscripts and New Testament studies in this course. He provides the history of the Dead Sea Scrolls, their discovery, and the Essenes, and shows how they affect our understanding of Jesus, John the Baptist, and the early church.

Author Bio

Dr. Craig A. Evans received his PhD in New Testament from Claremont Graduate University and his DHabil from the Karoli Gaspar Reformed University in Budapest. He is the John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins at Houston Baptist University in Texas.

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.