The last supper, among other lasts

The last supper, among other lasts

An unseasonably hot day in Jerusalem greeted participants in the 2015 Campbell Divinity School Bible Lands Study Tour as they closed out their experience of pilgrimage, education, and friendship in Israel and the West Bank. We drove first to the Davidson Center at the...
Two holy cities

Two holy cities

The penultimate day of the Campbell University Divinity School’s 2015 Bible Lands Study Tour was spent in Jerusalem and Bethlehem. We began the day with a photo op atop the Mount Olives, then made our way down the Palm Sunday Road, where we stopped to examine an...
Old city, long day, much excitement

Old city, long day, much excitement

Participants in the 2015 Campbell Divinity School Bible Lands Study Tour got more than they bargained for on Sunday, as our full day in the Old City happened to coincide with “Jerusalem Day.” The pictures below tell the story. Clearly, this was hurriedly...
Picture This …

Picture This …

Today’s blog will be told in pictures and captions (the part people really want to see anyway, I know), as the Campbell Divinity School 2015 Bible Lands Study Tour ventured south to the Dead Sea … Some of us ventured to Ben Yehuda Street for some evening...
Bucket worthy

Bucket worthy

One of the highlights of Campbell Divinity School’s 2015 study tour involves a place that’s low and dark: a “Dig for a Day” experience at Tel Mareshah in the Beth Guvrim National Park. Tel Mareshah is located just south of the Valley of Elah,...
On the road again …

On the road again …

It started cool, warmed up, rained for a bit, got toasty, then turned downright chilly — that’s what happens when you travel from Capernaum on the north side of the Sea of Galilee to Beth Shean, then on down to Jericho (1,000 feet below sea level), and end...