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Course Description: Asbury Seminary students will spend three weeks living and digging in Israel under the supervision of seasoned archaeologists. Students will live in an international environment, interacting with archaeological enthusiasts from many nations as well as native Israelis. They will spend five days a week digging in the field, recording finds, washing and reading pottery, going on short term field trips, and attending lectures by experts on the intersection of recovered material culture and the biblical text. On weekends, students will tour important sites. The educational objective of this experience is practical exposure to the discipline of archaeology and its relationship to biblical studies.
Asbury Theological Seminary
OT, 753, SUMMER, ARCHAEOLOGY, PROGRAM, SU2, 08