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Study and Tour of Israel – January 2015

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Open to all interested in Israel and the Bible!

 An introduction to the geography, history, and archaeology of Israel.

Details for the Historical Geographical Tour of Israel 2015

Registration Form (submit to FTS Business Office)

Related courses: highly recommended for all, but not required for the tour (for credit or audit):

Historical/Geographical Studies of Israel, Fall 2014 Semester (3 credits): BI E02, OT E04, OT 927
An introduction to the geography, history, and archaeology of Israel. Course-work and assignments are completed in preparation for BI E03 and TH 928 Historical/Geographical Studies of Israel (before arrival in Israel). This work provides the necessary biblical background and regional introduction for the study-tour in Israel.
Historical/Geographical Tour of Israel, January 5-15, 2015 (3 credits): BI E03, OT E05, and OT 928
These courses follow BI E02 and TH 927 Historical/Geographical Studies. In Israel, students attend preparatory sessions designed to integrate assignments with daily field studies to understand the geography and culture of ancient Israel until the time of Christ.


Gary Byers

PROFESSOR and TOUR GUIDE – Rev. Gary Byers

Staff archaeologist with the Associates for Biblical Research and, after twenty seasons in the field, continues directing excavations in Israel’s West Bank and Jordan. Gary has served for fourteen years as Spiritual Life Director of Helping Up Mission, a long-term residential spiritual recovery program for men with drug and alcohol addictions in Baltimore, Maryland.



Costs of Israel Tour: Price per person is $2874.00. Deposit of $500 per person with reservation. For monthly, or quarterly payments, contact the FTS Business Office.  Final payment date: September 30, 2014.

Contact sponsor for more information:
Faith Theological Seminary
529 Walker Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21212
(410) 323-6211

Organization of tour: Faith Travel Development & Consulting with Ophir Tours

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