Professor

Darrell L. Bock, PhD


Education

  • University of Tübingen, postgraduate work on the book of Luke
  • University of Aberdeen, Scotland, PhD
  • Dallas Theological Seminary, ThM
  • University of Texas, BA

Teaching Career

  • Research Professor of New Testament Studies, Dallas Theological Seminary—Special fields of study include the use of the Old Testament in the New and Luke-Acts
  • Professor of Spiritual Development and Culture, Dallas Theological Seminary’s Center for Christian Leadership
  • Guest lecturer or adjunct professor at more than 50 institutions including Reformed Theological Seminary, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Westminster Seminary in California, Southern Seminary, the University of Michigan, and the Seminario Teologico Centro Americano

Other Career Highlights

  • Editor at large for Christianity Today
  • Board of Chosen People Ministries
  • Offered theological background information for a variety of publications and TV shows including Dateline, Good Morning America, 20/20, CNN, Anderson Cooper 360, The O’Reilly Factor, NPR, the BBC Network, the Australian Broadcasting Company, Nightlight, Day of Discovery, and the Washington Post
  • President of the Evangelical Theological Society (2001)
  • Active in Young Life and Campus Crusade
  • Bibliotheca Sacra Editorial Advisory Board (1991-1993)
  • Pulpit supply for the Church of Scotland (1980-1982)
  • Frequent speaker at conferences in Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Japan, and other countries around the world
  • Leader of seminars across Europe, specifically in Hungary and internationally has lectured across Asia, Europe, and the Middle East
  • Speaker at the Lausanne Conference on Jewish Evangelism (2007)
  • Participant in the Lausanne Conference (2008)
  • Ordained associate pastor, having served several congregations in the greater Dallas area

Publications

  • Written articles for multiple periodicals including several submissions to Christianity Today, The Dallas Morning News, and the Los Angeles Times
  • Numerous books including Studying the Historical Jesus, Jesus According to Scripture, and Luke: The NIV Application Commentary
  • His book Breaking the Da Vinci Code made the New York Times Best Seller List in 2004
  • Multiple works have also been nominated for various awards including two publications that were finalists for the prestigious Gold Medallion Award (1996 and 2005)
  • Helped translate The New Living Bible

Courses