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Paul in the Roman Empire

Travel Dates: April 28-May 18
Instructors: Frank Russell, Paul Jones
Number of Students Enrolled: 19, 3 alumni
Location: Turkey/Greece

Description

This course is designed as an introductory study into the life and ministry of Paul in Asia Minor (modern Turkey). In this study we will be relating the Scriptures with Biblical history, archaeology, and geography. In addition, with bible in hand, on-site lectures and group discussions are a part of the daily field trips to Biblical sites.

Itenirary

Day 1 Departure from USA
Day 2 Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to hotel via old port of the city, dinner and overnight.
Day 3 THEME: ISTANBUL
FIELD TRIP: Blue Mosque; St. Sophia; and Topkapi Palace. Later in the afternoon we will transfer to the airport for our flight to Adana.

Overnight in Adana

Day 4 THEME: ANTIOCH (Antakya)
FIELD TRIP: Antioch; St. Peter's Church; Mosaic Museum

Overnight in Adana

Day 5 THEME: PAUL IN TARUS
FIELD TRIP: Tarsus, the birthplace of Paul; Derbe; Lystra

Overnight in Konya (Iconium)

Day 6 THEME: PAUL'S MINISTRY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ASIA MINOR
FIELD TRIP: Antioch of Pisidia; Hierapolis

Overnight in Pamukkale

Day 7 THEME: PAUL'S MINISTRY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ASIA MINOR
FIELD TRIP: Colossae; Aphrodisias; Laodicea

Overnight in Pamukkale

Day 8 THEME: PAUL'S MINISTRY IN WESTERN ASIA MINOR
FIELD TRIP: Miletur; Ephesus; Izmir

Overnight in Izmir

Day 9 THEME: WESTERN TURKEY
FIELD TRIP: Izmir (Old Smyrna); Sardis; Philadelphia; and Thyatira

Overnight in Istanbul

Day 10 THEME: WESTERN TURKEY
FIELD TRIP: Pergamum (Asclepion and Acropolis); Troas

Overnight in Canakkale

Day 11 THEME: WESTERN TURKEY
FIELD TRIP: Troy; the Dardanelles; Istanbul

Overnight in Istanbul

Day 12 Return to USA



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