To The Ends Of The Earth--Seminars--Great Discoveries of the Bible
SEMINAR IV: GREAT DISCOVERIES OF THE BIBLE
Free handout booklet materials available. See below.
1) Before the Flood, Noah, and Babel.
What can we know about the time before the Flood? Does Noah's ark still exist? Memories of the Flood outside the pages of the Bible.  What did the tower of Babel look like?  How did it affect the world? With ppt of archeological discoveries!
2) Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
From Ur and Haran to Sodom and Gomorrah. Strange cusoms in Genesis explained by discoveries at Nuzi and Ebla. Abraham's worship of God. What are the "standing stones" used by Jacob and Moses (sometimes translated "pillars"), and why did God finally reject them? With powerpoint and photos of Israel!
3) Joseph, Moses, and the Exodus.
Who were the Midianites? What is the evidence for the route of the Exodus? Is there any truth to recent claims that Mt. Sinai is in Saudi Arabia? How can discoveries in the tomb of King Tut help us understand the Tabernacle? With ppt and photos of Israel and Egypt!
4) Joshua and the Judges.
Evidence for the destruction of Jericho and Hazor. Who were the Canaanites (evidence from Ugarit)? Evidence of the Israelites: their homes and way of life. Why do Samson and Goliath sound a lot like Greek heros? Who were the Philistines? With powerpoint and photos of Israel!
5) David, Solomon, and the Kings. New discoveries in David's Jerusalem. What remains of the Temple of Solomon? What happened to the Ark of the Covenant? Discoveries from the kings of Israel and Judah. Evidence of religious compromise with false gods. Hezekiah's victory. The fall of Jerusalem to the Babylonians With powerpoint and photos of Israel!