Bible Odyssey Cruise 2020

See New Testament cities in the wider context of the Bible and religion in the Mediterranean world with distinguished biblical scholars 

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Garden of Eden by Michelangelo


Biblical Eden’s rich and complex fabric of interwoven themes and images grips the imagination with fundamental questions.

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Christian martyrs

Our earliest evidence for Christian martyrdom comes from Asia Minor.

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Face of Christ (detail) from the Christ Pantocrator (Deësis) 13th century. Mosaic, Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey.


Approximately one-third of Jesus’ teaching in the Synoptic Gospels is in parables

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Bible Odyssey: People, Places, and Passages

Explore the fascinating origins of the Bible and its eventful history. On Bible Odyssey, the world’s leading scholars share the latest historical and literary research on key people, places, and passages of the Bible.

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Who wrote the Bible?     

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