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Dr. Darrell Bock

Darrell Bock has earned international recognition as a Humboldt Scholar (Tübingen University in Germany) and for his work in Luke-Acts and in Jesus’ examination before the Jews. He was president of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) for 2000–2001 and serves as the corresponding editor at large for Christianity Today. His articles appear in leading journals and periodicals, including many secular publications such as the Los Angeles Times and the Dallas Morning News. He has been a New York Times best-selling author in nonfiction and is elder emeritus at Trinity Fellowship Church in Dallas. 

His academic interests include the historical Jesus, the Gospels, Luke-Acts, hermeneutics, as well as the study of Jewish backgrounds to the New Testament. Other research interests include dispensationalism, evangelicalism, and the relationship between culture and Christianity. Darrell also enjoys photography in his free time. Married for over 40 years to Sally, he is a proud father of two daughters and a son and is also a grandfather.

Source: Dallas Theological Seminary

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Postdoctoral study, Tübingen University
PhD, University of Aberdeen
ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary
BA, University of Texas at Austin

Major publications

Jesus the God-Man: The Unity and Diversity of the Gospel Portrayals: Baker Academic: 2016
How Would Jesus Vote?: Do Your Political Views Really Align With The Bible?: Howard Books: 2016
Truth in a Culture of Doubt: Engaging Skeptical Challenges to the Bible: B&H Academic: 2014
Parables of Enoch: A Paradigm Shift Bloomsbury T&T Clark: 2014
The People, the Land, and the Future of Israel: Israel and the Jewish People in the Plan of God: Kregel Publications: 2014
Truth Matters: Confident Faith in a Confusing World B&H Books: 2014
The Gospels and Acts (The Holman Apologetics Commentary on the Bible): Holman Reference: 2013
Jesus the Messiah: Tracing the Promises, Expectations, and Coming of Israel's King: Kregel Academic & Professional: 2012
Who Is Jesus?: Linking the Historical Jesus with the Christ of Faith: Howard Books: 2012
A Theology of Luke and Acts: God's Promised Program, Realized for All Nations (Biblical Theology of the New Testament Series) Zondervan: 2012
The Gospel According to Isaiah: The Identity and Mission of the Messiah in Isaiah 53: Kregel Academic & Professional: 2011
Recovering the Real Lost Gospel: Reclaiming the Gospel as Good News: B&H Academic: 2010
Dethroning Jesus: Popular Culture and the Quest to Unseat the Biblical Christ Thomas Nelson: 2007
Acts: Baker: 2007
Putting Jesus in His Place: The Case for the Deity of Christ: Kregel Publications: 2007
Jesus In Context: Background Readings For Gospel Study: Baker: 2005