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The Dead Sea Scrolls: Their Use and Abuse
Can you trust the Bible? Discovered in 1947 the Dead Sea Scrolls are of great relevance to our understanding of the reliability of the Old Testament. In this audio message, Dr. Doug Gropp explains the significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls. This is part of the series, "Can You Trust the Bible?"
Doug Gropp, Professor, formerly a professor of old testament at Redeemer Seminary in Dallas, TX. He is a Hebrew and Aramaic specialist and was part of the International Team of Editors of the Dead Sea Scrolls, publishing a volume of Aramaic legal papyri in the official publication series, Discoveries in the Judaean Desert. He received his MDiv from Westminster Theological Seminary and PhD from Harvard University. He was part of the graduate program for department of Semitics at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He has also served as a Visiting Professor at Johns Hopkins in Near Eastern Studies, and has taught Classical Ethiopic to his peers at the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University.