Provided by Trinity Southwest University & the Museum of Archaeology

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Tours & Dates

Bible Land Expedition 2020

 

"Good and Bad Girls of the Bible"

 (Not just for women!)


Israel & Jordan


March 5 through March 14
(exclusive of to/from travel days)


Itinerary price includes expert lecturer-guides, hotels, 2 meals per day, site to site transportation, site passes, hotel transfers, taxes, exit fees, re-entry visa (Jordan). 


Early Bird Discount Price: $3995 (airfare not included); $750 down payment required; down payment must be paid by 1 July 2019; balance is due on or before 1 December  2019. 


Full Tour Price (after 1 July 2019): $4295 (airfare not included); $750 down payment due at booking; balance is due on or before 1 December 2019.


Single supplement - $1150.00/per person.


**If you have signed up for the 2020 Dig Season and would like to sign up for the BLE Tour, please contact Glenda Austin in the Administrative Offices for special pricing.


Prices are subject to change until your balance is paid in full.


This is the most amazing 10-day-on-ground itinerary available (not including travel days to-from Amman). Sites listed are principle ones, many others are also included. Availability is limited, so reserve your place today by contacting Glenda Austin at admin@tsu-edu.us, or by phone at 505-332-4253. This exciting itinerary is unique, and only available through BLE! 
 

*TEACHERS/GUIDES: 

Steven Collins, PhD, is among the world’s foremost biblical archaeologists. He is Director of the School of Archaeology at Veritas International University, and serves as Consulting Research Professor in the College of Archaeology, Trinity Southwest University. Also a Bible scholar, Dr Collins teaches Old and New Testament history, biblical languages, biblical interpretation, and Christian apologetics. He is also Director and Chief Archaeologist of the Tall el-Hammam/Sodom excavations in Jordan, now heading into its 15​th season. A prolific author, he has written numerous articles in professional journals and magazines (including Biblical Archaeology Review), and many books including ​Discovering the City of Sodom (Simon & Schuster 2013) and the ​Harvest Handbook of Bible Lands (Harvest House Publishers, 2019) for which he is co-editor and a principal author. He’s been excavating in and leading tours of Israel and Jordan for over 25 years. Dr Collins is a much-sought-after conference speaker/teacher, and is featured in documentary films airing on the National Geographic, Discovery, History, and Travel Channels.


Larissa Lusko is Dean of the College of Women's Studies and Christian Leadership at Trinity Southwest University, and an independent certified coach, trainer, speaker, and teacher with the John Maxwell Team. She is passionate about helping women discover their purpose, and equipping them with tools to develop their potential and calling. In addition to her ministry as a Bible teacher, Larissa frequently speaks at conferences and events. She is currently completing a master’s degree in Archaeology & Biblical History at TSU, and is involved in the Tall el-Hammam Excavation Project in Jordan. 


Gary Byers, PhD, is a leading biblical archaeologist, and Dean of the College of Archaeology & Biblical History at Trinity Southwest University. Also a Bible scholar and teacher, he is Assistant Director of the Tall el-Hammam/Sodom excavations in Jordan, and Senior Archaeologist at the Shiloh excavations in Israel/Palestine. Dr Byers has over 25 years of experience excavating in Israel and Jordan, as well as leading tours through the Holy Land. Dr Byers most recently contributed articles to the soon-to-be-released ​Harvest Handbook of Bible Lands (Harvest House Publishers, 2019), and has written numerous articles for archaeological publications.

See Cancellation and Refund Policy below.

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CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY: For this tour: 100% of cancellation fees are usually covered by travel insurance, provided the premium has been paid and reason for cancellation is insurable. Those who do not purchase travel insurance should be aware of the following cancellation penalties relative to the down payment and funds collected by BLE toward the tour: from the day of registration a $250 non-refundable administration fee applies. Excluding the $250.00 administration fee: for cancellation 90 or more days prior to scheduled arrival 75% of the amount paid is refundable; for cancellation 60-89 days prior to scheduled arrival 50% of the amount paid is refundable; for cancellation 30-59 days prior to scheduled arrival 25% of the amount paid is refundable; for cancellation 0-29 days prior to scheduled arrival there is no refund. If the tour is cancelled by BLE for any reason, 100% of the amount paid is refundable, less the $250 non-refundable administrative fee.

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This is the most amazing 10-day-on-ground itinerary available (not including travel days to-from Amman). Sites listed are principle ones, many others are also included. Sign up by paying your deposit at shoptsu-edu.us.

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