In this presentation, we will notice how events that took place in the Jordan Valley were exposed for all to see. A greater understanding of the Jordan Valley will reveal the context of the Israelites’ journey from Egypt to their entrance into the Promised Land. Upon their arrival at Shittim, Israel’s settlement in the area could easily be seen by the inhabitants of Jericho whose city overlooked the valley and guarded one of the main roads up to the Judean hills.
Dr. Hélène Dallaire earned her Ph.D. and MPhil in Hebrew and Cognate Studies (Comparative Semitics) from Hebrew Union College—Jewish Institute of Religion, her M.A. in Biblical Literature from Oral Roberts University, and her B.A. in Psychology from Ottawa University. She completed additional education at Jerusalem University College, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, McMaster University, and Western Pentecostal Bible College.
Dr. Dallaire is an ordained minister with the Evangelical Church Alliance and a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the American Academy of Religion, and the National Association of Professors of Hebrew. She has served on the faculty of Denver Seminary since 2006 and is a published author and speaker.