The Kregel Pictorial Guide to The Dead Sea Scrolls
Sound research and illuminating visuals make biblical and historical times and teachings come alive for today’s middle-school and high-school students as well as pastors looking for a concise overview of familiar topics. This volume continues the valuable tradition of the best-selling Kregel Pictorial Guide series with their full-color introductions that make history easy to understand and interesting to learn.
In the Kregel Pictorial Guide to the Dead Sea Scrolls, author Joel Willitts introduces readers to the scrolls — what they are, who wrote them, and what they tell us — and further expounds on the important role these scrolls play in understanding Christianity and the Bible.
About the Author
Joel Willitts is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Biblical and Theological Studies Department at North Park University. He also serves as the College Pastor at Christ Community Church in St. Charles, IL. He has had a wide breadth of experience within both the church and academy. After graduating with a BS (’93) he spent 7 years in youth ministry in Texas, Florida and Illinois. He eventually earned a Th.M. (’00) from Dallas Theological Seminary and then a M.Phil. (’02) and Ph.D. (’07) from Cambridge University in England. He is married to Karla (20 years) and they have twins, Zion and Mary.