R906 Summer 2018 Trip Tales: Holy Sites of Early Christianity
Tuesdays, 9:40–11:05, July 3, July 17–July 24
Instructor: Roger Frost
? July 3: We will visit via video some of the main sites of Jesus’ ministry. These include Nazareth, Bethlehem including the Church of the Nativity, the Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, and, of course, Jerusalem. (45 minutes)
? July 17: Several archeological sites will be seen, including Caesarea Maritima; Tel Dan near the Lebanese/Syrian border; Caesarea Philippi; and various ruined cities of the Decapolis in the Jordan Valley. Other sites include Qumran, where the Dead Sea scrolls were found, and the hilltop fortress of Masada. (45 minutes)
? July 24: Following the steps of early missionaries, we will visit Turkey, Greece, and Rome, including Pergamum and Ephesus in Turkey; Athens and Corinth in Greece; and various ancient sites in Rome. (67 minutes)
Roger Frost grew up in (Old) South Wales and spent a lot of his youth enjoying the beaches of the Gower Peninsula. He has a degree in economics from the University of Swansea and an MBA from Northwestern in Chicago. His multiple careers have encompassed consultancy, academia, business, and self-employment. Now retired, he is enjoying the world of video creation, grandkids, and gardening.