The Holy Land Revealed

Faith Formation

You are invited to participate in a journey of the Holy Land. Sessions will be offered on Mondays from 1:00-3:00pm. This is a perfect opportunity to learn about the land of our Biblical fathers and where Christ was born, lived and died.

Presented by Professor Jodi Magness, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


(R) The 12:00pm sessions are repeated from earlier presentations.

Date Time Topics
Mon, Feb 26 12:00pm Pharisees & Sadducees (R)
Discovery & Site of the Dead Sea Scrolls (R)
Mon, Feb 26 1:00pm Masada — Herod's Desert Palace and the Siege
Flavius Josephus and the Mass Suicide
Mon, Mar 5 12:00pm The Sectarian Settlement of Qumran (R)
The Dead Sea Scrools and the Essenes (R)
Mon, Mar 5 1:00pm The Second Jewish Revolt against the Romans
Roman Jerusalem — Hadrian's Aelia Capitolina
Mon, Mar 12 12:00pm The Life of the Essenes (R)
From Romas Annexation to Herod the Great (R)
Mon, Mar 12 1:00pm Christian Emperors and Pilgrimage Sites
Judaism and Synagogues under Christian Rule
Mon, Mar 19 1:00pm Islam's Transformation of Jerusalem
What and How Archaeology Reveals