Dead Sea Scrolls

Designation: BIBL 7113

This course introduces students to the Dead Sea Scrolls and their contribution to our understanding of the world of Jesus and the early Church. The course surveys the Scrolls and related literature of the intertestamental and New Testament periods, including a survey of the history of these periods and the debate surrounding the origin of the Scrolls. The course engages in the study of a number of texts and themes that shed light on Jesus, the Gospels, and Paul.

Recommended Prior Study

  • BIBL 5023 Interpreting the Old Testament
  • BIBL 5033 Interpreting the New Testament