Through generous funding from the Museum of the Bible and Passages Israel, students at The King’s College have the opportunity to spend ten days in Israel with Dr. Dru Johnson and Dr. Anthony Bradley. Students will see both the ancient biblical sites and modern cosmopolitan centers of Israel and will gain firsthand familiarity with the geography behind the biblical story of Israel. They will also hear lectures from nationally recognized Israeli and Palestinian experts on military conflicts, banking, and peace negotiations, as well as from church leaders and political theorists.
Type of Opportunity: Academic, Credit Optional
Students interested in using the trip to understand the ancient world of Israel are encouraged to take “Introduction to the History and Politics of Israel and Palestine” (REL 2XX–course number TBD, 3 credits, pre-requisites are REL 110, REL 112 and REL 211) before the trip. (Cost of course is not included in trip cost; tuition for course is $3,000. Institutional aid does not apply. Contact Dr. Dru Johnson at email@example.com or Brittany Matheson at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.)
Eligibility: All students are welcome to apply and may do so HERE after logging into their tkc.edu account.
Trip Dates: May 21-June 1, 2017
Deadline: Deadline and application instructions will be announced via the TKC Weekly. For more information, see Dr. Dru Johnson or Dr. Kimberly Thornbury.
Cost: $600 (Includes airfare from NYC to Israel and back, hotel accommodations, transportation, and food). Fee paid to Museum of the Bible is $500, and students should also bring $100 in cash as tips for guides.
(Note: Discounted King’s housing will be available on a first-come, first serve basis for students in need of housing between graduation and the start of the trip. Cost will be a fixed fee of $300 for two weeks of housing.)
Contact: Dr. Dru Johnson at email@example.com.