Travel to Israel and Jordan 2020
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Denver Seminary's "The Historical Geography of the Bible" trip to Israel & Jordan
May 17-June 7, 2020 (Israel only); May 17-June 22, 2020 (Israel & Jordan)
Explore the land of the Bible with Denver Seminary professors Dr. Hélène Dallair and Dr. Joey Dodson.
About the Trip
What You Will Learn
This intensive three-week course will introduce you to the geography, history, topography, geology, and archaeology of Israel. Field trips to biblical sites take place throughout the land of Israel and are supplemented with lectures, map study, excursions and special speakers (e.g., archaeologists, scholars).
What You Will Do
You will walk the streets of Old Testament, New Testament and the modern city of Jerusalem to understand ancient and modern events, cultures and religions. You will explore archaeological sites, see places where Old Testament prophets, first century disciples and Jesus lived and ministered. You will hike canyons, climb hills, and go down into valleys where biblical events took place. You will learn how biblical writers were influenced by the land of the Bible. You will swim in the Mediterranean Sea, Dead Sea and the Sea of Galilee. And you will meet fascinating people who live in the land.
What You Will See
In Israel: Old and New Jerusalem, Western Wall, Temple Mount, Mount of Olives, Herodium, Bethlehem, Jericho, Gezer, Lachish, Ashkelon, Beth Shemesh, Arad, Masada, Qumran, EinGedi, Dead Sea, Nazareth, Caesarea, Megiddo, Hazor, Dan, Golan Heights, Capernaum, Sea of Galilee, etc.
In Jordan (two weeks): Petra, donkey ride up to Petra temple, the city of Amman, Madaba, Mt Nebo, Jabbok River, Jerash, take a jeep ride in Wadi Ram, have a meal in Bedouin tent, visit Aqaba at the Red Sea, etc.
- Where: Israel, with optional extension in Jordan.
- When: May 17 - June 7, 2020, with extension option in Jordan returning to the USA on June 22, 2020.
- Estimated Fee: $4,350; includes course registration, lodging, meals, materials, etc. Does not include airfare, Jordan extension, and personal expenses.
Jordan extension costs $2,800-$3,000.
- Please see the brochure for more details about costs, itinerary, and other information.
For questions or additional information, please email Dr. Dallaire or call 303.762.6916.