The Holy Land - Part 2

In this second part of a four-part series, we visit Herod the Great’s fortresses and palaces and then journey to the Dead Sea and Qumran, before making our way to Jerusalem. This is a journey through the lands of some of the world’s oldest known civilisations – the lands of the Bible – Jordan and Palestine. Modern day pilgrims in search of ancient wonders.


SUGGESTED READING

  • The History of God, Karen Armstrong
  • Testament - Bible and history, John Romer, Michael O’mara Books 1989
  • Jerusalem – a Biography, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2011
  • The Source, James A. Michener


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Herod’s Fortress
  • Caesarea Maritima
  • The Temple, The Western Wall
  • Masada
  • The Dead Sea
  • Qumran
  • Decapolis: Bet Sh’ean
  • Planning your own trip to the Holy Land


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Have a greater understanding of the history of and journeys through this region of the Middle East in the time period before Christ.
$75 Limited / $68

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09 Nov

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