About Alison Schofield

Alison Schofield

Dr. Schofield is Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible and Judaic studies, specializing in the Dead Sea Scrolls. She received a doctorate from the University of Notre Dame in the area of Hebrew Bible, Judaism in Antiquity, and Dead Sea Scrolls. Her Masters Degree is from the Johns Hopkins University in Near Eastern Studies: Hebrew Bible and Northwest Semitic languages. Dr. Schofield earned an Honors BA from the University of Utah in Middle East Studies: Hebrew Language and a BA in Spanish Language and Literature. She currently lives in Denver and when not teaching or writing enjoys a vast array of outdoor activities.

Presenter at

Spring Bible & Archaeology Fest 2022, April 2 – 3, 2022
The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls: New Discoveries and Recent Forgeries

In the 75 years since their discovery, the Dead Sea Scrolls continue to unlock new meaning and mysteries about the origins of the Bible. What do the earliest copies of these biblical manuscripts reveal about ancient scribes, authorship and the authority of the written word in early Judaism and Christianity? Join us as we discuss recent perspectives on Bible and the Scrolls, including new discoveries, technology, and how scholars are sleuthing out forgeries.