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Introduction to Bible Lands

Dates: May 1, 2017 to May 8, 2017
Price: Starting at $1,920.00
Days: 8 Day
Course Code: I17
Spaces Remaining: 38

 

 

Introduction to Bible Lands

Introduction to the Bible Lands is the entry-level course offered by St George’s College.

In this short course you will experience selected highlights from the so-called ‘Fifth Gospel’—the land of the Bible. It will change the way you read the Bible, and reshape the way you live your life. This course is ideally suited for both lay and clergy as an introduction to the Land of the Holy One.

In biblical times the land of greater Palestine included several distinct societies: Ammonites, Arameans, Canaanites, Edomites, Greeks, Israelites, Judeans, Moabites, Philistines, and Samaritans. The Bible mentions many more varieties, including Hittites, Hivites, Jebusites, and Perizzites. What they all had in common was their presence in this land. The land sustained them and shaped their lives. Their stories which have become our sacred texts are grounded in the hills and plains, the rivers and the wadis, the seas and the deserts of this land between three continents.

The Bible Lands course will provide you with experiences in the land guiding the transformative power of this place upon your soul.

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