SAGU to host biblical archaeology seminar
Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) will host a Biblical Archaeology Seminar October 11-13, 2011. The seminar is free and open to the public.
On Tuesday, October 11, there will be three presentations by guest lecturer Eric Welch. Welch will present “The Philistine City of Gath, Home of Goliath,” from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in the Barnes Student Center, “The Age of Internationalism: The Late Bronze Age in the Eastern Mediterranean” in the Farmer Administration Building, Room 129 from 1:50 p.m. – 3:10 p.m., and “X Never, Ever Marks the Spot: Doing Archaeology in the Land of the Bible” in the Sheaffer Full Life Center (FLC), President’s Dining Room from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
On Wednesday, October 12, there will be four presentations. Guest lecturer Christopher Gornold-Smith will present “Biblical Archaeology: Jerusalem and the Gospel of John” from 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. in the Barnes Student Center and “World Religions” from 11:35 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Sheaffer FLC, Room 2235. Welch will present “The Age of Internationalism: The Late Bronze Age in the Eastern Mediterranean” from 12:40 p.m. – 1:35 p.m. in the Ellis Learning Center, Room 202, and Gornold-Smith will present “Paul in Corinth and Ephesus: What Can We Learn from Archaeology?” from 1:45 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. in the Sheaffer FLC, Room 2233.
On Thursday, October 13, Welch and Gornold-Smith will close the seminar with their presenation of “Jerusalem through the Centuries” from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in the Barnes Student Center.
For lecture locations refer to the campus map at http://www.sagu.edu/documents/Marketing/Maps/Campus%20Map.pdf