Video Bundle: The Dead Sea Scrolls: Discovery and Impact + The Jesus of Scripture - 8 DVDs Total

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Video Bundle: The Dead Sea Scrolls: Discovery and Impact + The Jesus of Scripture - 8 DVDs Total

  • John A. O'Brien Professor of Hebrew Scriptures
  • University of Notre Dame
2 Course Bundle: 24 Lectures (8 DVDs) + Electronic Study Guides
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The Dead Sea Scrolls: Discovery and Impact
by Prof. James VanderKam, Ph.D.

The Jesus of Scripture
by Rev. Donald Senior, C.P., S.T.D., Ph.D..

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Topic Titles
Topic Titles
The Dead Sea Scrolls: Discovery and Impact
  • Introduction and the First Discoveries
  • Subsequent Discoveries
  • Archaeology of the Ruins at Qumran
  • Overview and Classification of the Scrolls
  • The People of the Scrolls and Their Community
  • The Biblical Scrolls
  • Biblical Interpretation in the Scrolls
  • The Development of a Bible
  • Early Jewish Groups as Reflected in the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Matters of the Law of Moses in the Scrolls
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Gospels
  • The Scrolls and Other Parts of the New Testament

The Jesus of Scripture
  • Introduction
  • The Gospels as Portraits of Jesus
  • The Origin of Jesus and His Identity as Son of God
  • Jesus and His Disciples
  • Jesus the Healer
  • Jesus as Teacher
  • Jesus the Prophet
  • Jesus the Christ
  • The Passion and Death of Jesus
  • The Meaning of Jesus’ Death
  • Jesus Risen
  • Beyond Jesus: The Risen Christ and the Early Church
About Your Presenter

Fr. Donald Senior is one of Catholicism’s leading New Testament scholars. He is President Emeritus of the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, where he is also a professor of the New Testament. A Roman Catholic priest of the Passionist order, Fr. Senior has served on the Pontifical Biblical Commission since Pope John Paul II named him to it in 2001. He has taught and led study tours in the Holy Land for over 25 years. In addition to having written books and articles too numerous to list, Fr. Senior is the general editor of The Bible Today and The Catholic Study Bible, as well as coeditor of the 22-volume commentary series New Testament Message.

Fr. Donald Senior earned his doctorate in New Testament Studies from the University of Louvain, Belgium, and completed further graduate studies at Hebrew Union College and Harvard University. He is past president of the Catholic Biblical Association and of the Association of Theological Schools of the United States and Canada. In 1994, the Catholic Library Association of America gave him its Jerome Award for outstanding scholarship. In 1996, the National Catholic Education Association awarded him the Bishop Loras Lane Award for his outstanding contribution to theological education.

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Prof. James VanderKam, Ph.D., one of the world’s leading experts on the Dead Sea Scrolls, is the John A. O’Brien Professor of Hebrew Scriptures at the University of Notre Dame. After receiving a Fulbright Scholarship to study at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, he earned a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University. From 1976–1991, he taught in the Department of Religion at North Carolina State University. As a member of the editorial committee that prepared the scrolls for publication, he has edited thirteen volumes in the official series Discoveries in the Judaean Desert. He is one of the editors-in-chief of the Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls (2000). He is also the author of the award-winning book, The Dead Sea Scrolls Today (1994), which has been translated into six languages.

Prof. VanderKam’s other books include An Introduction to Early Judaism (2001), The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls (2002), From Joshua to Caiaphas: High Priests after the Exile (2004), and The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible (2012). He has also edited seven volumes of essays and published some 150 articles. He served for six years as the general editor of the

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