The Dead Sea Scrolls Illuminate Scripture

In this episode, Mikel Del Rosario, Drs. Darrell Bock and Craig Evans discuss the Dead Sea Scrolls, focusing on how the scrolls shed light on the Scriptures and Jesus.

About the Contributors

Craig A. Evans

Dr. Craig A. Evans, Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins at Houston Baptist University in Texas, has published more than 600 scholarly studies, including more than 70 books. He is a member of the Institute for Biblical Research, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the prestigious Society of New Testament Studies. He has served as the editor-in-chief of the Bulletin for Biblical Research and has served on several editorial boards of journals and scholarly monograph series. Dr. Evans has won awards for three of his books. In 2006 he received the Acadia University Alumni Award for Scholarly Excellence and in 2007 he was given the Leadership Award by Crandall University (Moncton, New Brunswick).

Darrell L. Bock

Dr. Bock has earned recognition as a Humboldt Scholar (Tübingen University in Germany), is the author of over 40 books, including well-regarded commentaries on Luke and Acts and studies of the historical Jesus, and work in cultural engagement as host of the seminary’s Table Podcasts. He was president of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) from 2000–2001, served as a consulting editor for Christianity Today, and serves on the boards of Wheaton College and Chosen People Ministries. His articles appear in leading publications. He is often an expert for the media on NT issues. Dr. Bock has been a New York Times best-selling author in nonfiction and is elder emeritus at Trinity Fellowship Church in Dallas. When traveling overseas, he will tune into the current game involving his favorite teams from Houston—live—even in the wee hours of the morning. Married for over 40 years to Sally, he is a proud father of two daughters and a son and is also a grandfather.

Mikel Del Rosario

Mikel Del Rosario (ThM, 2016; PhD, 2022) is a Professor of Bible and Theology at Moody Bible Institute. While at DTS, he served as project manager for cultural engagement at the Hendricks Center, producing and hosting The Table podcast. You can find him online at, the Apologetics Guy YouTube channel, and The Apologetics Guy Show podcast.