Prof. Craig A. Evans (Houston Baptist University) has teamed up with Jerry B. Jenkins (of Left Behind Fame) to write a series of novels about an intrepid archaeologist Nicole German. Evans says, “She uncovers artifacts from antiquity that not only shed light on the past but throw political and religious issues of the present into a whole new light, but she does this at great peril to herself and those she loves.”
I know a few NT scholars who have written novels including Richard Bauckham, Ben Witherington, David deSilva, and even I have tried (see here and here), glad to see Craig Evans putting his hand to fiction.
Dead Sea Rising: A Novel (Dead Sea Chronicles)FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR JERRY B. JENKINS COMES A HEART-STOPPING ADVENTURE OF HISTORICAL PROPORTIONS
Nicole Berman is an archaeologist on the brink of a world-changing discovery. During her first dig in Jordan, she believes she has found concrete evidence of a biblical patriarch that could change history books forever. But someone doesn’t want the truth revealed. While urgently trying to connect pieces of an ancient puzzle, a dangerous enemy is out to stop her.