INVESTIGATING HISTORY: The Dead Sea Scrolls
The Dead Sea Scrolls are arguably the most important manuscript discovery in history.
Believers hoped they would provide clues about the origins of Judaism and Christianity and that the name Jesus might appear in documents written during his life. We follow one scholar in search of new caves that might contain scrolls.
As the dig team works along a cliff face near Qumran, we trace the history of the Dead Sea Scroll controversy and the evolving interpretation of what was written 2,000 years ago.