7 Week Online Lenten Study

Journey to 1st Century Palestine

7-Week Online Lenten Study with Dr. Tom McCollough
New Sessions on Monday Mornings



In the Footsteps of A Wandering Galilean:
Putting Jesus in the Land Called Holy in Life and Death


From the Desert to the Galilee
“He went about doing good in Galilee…”


Session One, February 15

The Land Shapes the Man: Hills, Mountains, a Sea, and Fertile Plains- The ‘Thorny’ Landscape of Upper and Lower Galilee (and a bit of historical background on the interest in Jesus and the Land)


Session Two, February 22

Man Shapes the Land: Hasmonean and Herodian Impact on the Landscape


Session Three, March 1

A Jewish Galilee? Jesus at Home in the Villages of Galilee


Session Four, March 8

Contested Space: Jesus’s Conflicts in Households and Clashes with Empire


From Galilee to Jerusalem:
“Jerusalem, Jerusalem how often would I have gathered your children…”


Session Five, March 15

Jesus and Jerusalem


Session Six, March 22

Jesus Amidst the Landscape of Death and Desolation


Session Seven, March 29

A Resurrected Presence: Christian Pilgrims Reclaim the Land