Semester normally offered: Fall and Spring
A study of the physical features of the land of the Bible with an emphasis on the geographical elements of various regions and how geography influenced and affected aspects of biblical and extra-biblical history. Relevant archaeological, historical and biblical material is integrated into the lectures and field studies where it is correlated with the sites visited, the ancient network of roads and geographical elements of the land.
This course fills equivalencies in the following areas:
By the end of the course, the student should be able to:
Sixteen days of interactive field studies covering the following geographical regions: Jerusalem, Benjamin, Samaria, Judah, Shephelah, Philistia, Negev, Dead Sea, Galilee, Jordan