Darrell L. Bock

Dr. Bock is senior research professor of New Testament and executive director for cultural engagement at Dallas Theological Seminary. He has authored or edited more than forty books, including Jesus according to Scripture: Restoring the Portrait from the Gospels, Jesus in Context: Background Readings for Gospel Study, Studying the Historical Jesus: A Guide to Sources and Methods, Jesus the Messiah: Tracing the Promises, Expectations, and Coming of Israel’s King, Who Is Jesus?: Linking the Historical Jesus with the Christ of Faith, and Key Events in the Life of the Historical Jesus: A Collaborative Exploration of Context and Coherence.

Public Square
Dec 18, 2012
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How to Practically Influence Culture Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Andy Seidel, and Andy Crouch, author of Culture Making, discuss cultural engagement through the lens of "culture making" and offer ideas on how Christian...
Public Square
Dec 5, 2012
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Defining Culture and “Culture Making” Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Andy Seidel, and Andy Crouch, author of Culture Making, discuss "culture making" — the act of creating culture rather than critiquing or simply...
Book Excerpts
Dec 1, 2012
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The New Community's Ethic In this excerpt from A Theology of Luke and Acts, Dr. Darrell L. Bock describes how believers are to live in light of God’s goodness.
Arts & Media
Nov 30, 2012
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Effects of the “Culture Wars” Dr. Darrell Bock and Kerby Anderson, President of Probe Ministries, offer advice for engaging with controversial issues, especially in a debate format. They remind listeners to...
Arts & Media
Nov 14, 2012
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The Need for Evangelicals in Media Dr. Darrell Bock and Kerby Anderson, President of Probe Ministries, discuss the differences in how news is covered across different platforms and the need for evangelicals to...
Arts & Media
Nov 7, 2012
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Media Bias or Media Ignorance? Dr. Darrell Bock and Kerby Anderson, President of Probe Ministries, discuss the challenges facing contemporary media. They offer advice on how Christians can be proactive in...
Arts & Media
Nov 1, 2012
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Cultural Engagement and the Media Dr. Darrell Bock and Kerby Anderson, President of Probe Ministries, discuss their experience with the media and suggest tips for talking with secular journalists and explaining a...
Public Square
Oct 24, 2012
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Personal Goals for the Initiative Dr. Mark Bailey, Dr. Mark Yarbrough, and Dr. Darrell Bock discuss the goals of DTS's new initiative to address cultural engagement. They share their hope that Christians will be...
Public Square
Oct 17, 2012
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Tone and Goals for this Initiative Dr. Mark Bailey, Dr. Mark Yarbrough, and Dr. Darrell Bock discuss the nature of cultural engagement and how evangelism has changed in recent decades. They explain how Christians...
Public Square
Oct 10, 2012
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Need for this Initiative at this Time Dr. Mark Bailey, Dr. Mark Yarbrough, and Dr. Darrell Bock develop the rationale for addressing cultural engagement in the context of seminary study. They discuss the need for...
Public Square
Oct 3, 2012
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Importance of this Initiative at DTS Dr. Mark Bailey, Dr. Mark Yarbrough, and Dr. Darrell Bock introduce the new DTS Cultural Engagement initiative through the Howard G. Hendricks Center for Christian Leadership and...
Chapel
Mar 28, 2012
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Why I Believe the Bible Dr. Darrell Bock, Research Professor of New Testament Studies; Professor of Spiritual Development and Culture, DTS, explains that he believes the Bible because it is the defense of...
Chapel
Feb 16, 2010
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The Gospel of Good News Research professor of NT Studies and professor of Spiritual Development & Culture, Dr. Darrell Bock relays the message that the gospel is not just about death or sin, but about...
Bible
Oct 3, 2008
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Faculty Forum: Representing Christ in a Pluralistic World Drs. Bock, Anderson, and Sedwick discuss the challenge of representing Christ well while engaging a pluralistic world. They discuss the public's perception of the term...
Bible
Sep 21, 2007
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Faculty Forum: What Are People Saying about Jesus? Select faculty discuss contemporary trends in culture and theology. Today's guests are Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Dan Wallace, and Dr. John Grassmick.
Bible
Dec 12, 2006
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Born to... Dr. Darrell Bock, Research Professor of New Testament Studies and Professor of Spiritual Development and Culture, examines the relevance of Jesus Christ's birth for contemporary...
Article
Jul 7, 2006
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The Da Vinci Code

Two Dallas Seminary professors who participated in last year’s ABC special about The Da Vinci Code talk about the biblical text and church history.

Article
Jul 7, 2006
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Don't Dismiss Europe's Opinion of Us Read an op-ed from the Dallas Morning News by our own Dr. Darrell Bock about what it was like to be an American who spent this past election season living in the heart of...