Certificate in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Exegesis of the New Testament

Explore the world of Jesus and the Apostles

The community that compiled and preserved the Dead Sea Scrolls didn’t only leave us incredible manuscripts to study, they also provide insight into the cultural world of Jesus, the Apostles, and the early church. This certificate will not only explore the history and background of the New Testament, but also the formation of the Bible itself.



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What will you learn?

  • Explain who the Qumran sectarians were, what they believed, how they lived, and their administrative structure.
  • Outline similarities and differences between the Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament.
  • Responsibly use the Dead Sea Scrolls in the study of the New Testament.
  • Develop proper Bible Study Methods.
  • Analyze and engage culture to share the gospel more effectively.

Ideal for:

  • Lay Leader/Elder/Pastor 
  • Bible Study Leader
  • Pastors looking to increase their knowledge of the Scriptures
  • Anyone who wants to know more about their faith 
  • Anyone who may want to continue on to an Associates or Bachelor Degree program

AWKNG + Eternity

Eternity Bible College has partnered with Awakening School of Theology (AWKNG) to provide college credit for AWKNG students and alumni. You’ll be able to choose from 4 unique certificates we’ve created with AWKNG, or you can roll many of those credits into one of our degree programs. Either way, you’ll receive credit from an accredited college for the work you’ve already completed at AWKNG. Eternity students also have the option of taking courses at AWKNG to fulfill degree requirements (ask your academic advisor for details).

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Course Listing

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SchoolCourse NameCredit Hours
AWKNGContemporary and Postmodern Apologetics (New Testament) 2023
AWKNGThe History of the Bible3
AWKNGThe Dead Sea Scroll and the New Testament3
EternityBible Study Methods (Hermeneutics)3
EternityNew Testament Overview3
EternityJewish and Greco Roman Backgrounds of the New Testament2