In this issue:
Academic Calendar: Classes available for summer and fall semesters
Archaeology News: Mt. Ebal defixio article published by the Heritage Science Journal
TBS Podcast: Three new episodes available
Support TBS by May 31: Your donations help make TBS possible!!!
Upcoming courses available on campus and online. All courses also available to AUDIT for only $375!
Summer Semester 2023
PAS 501: Pastor-Shepherd I - Job, Jeremiah, and Lamentations with Dr. Rich Cozart. Expositions of these biblical books, along with training in basic principles of pastoral care and counseling. Class is scheduled to meet on Fridays beginning, May 19 from 9 AM - Noon.
Fall Semester 2023
ANE 501: Ancient Near Eastern Cultures – Ezra 4-6, Daniel 2-7 taught by Dr. Clyde Billington
APO 501: Apologetics – James, 1 Peter taught in conjunction with the Colson Fellows program
BSM 501: Bible Study Methods - Esther, Obadiah, Mark taught by Dr. Israel Steinmetz
HEB 501: Hebrew Language and Culture I - Jonah, Nahum taught by Dr. Matt Glassman
PRA 501: Prayer and Worship I - Leviticus, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Psalms taught by Dr. Lynn Lewis
SFM 500: Spiritual Formation & Ministry (Bible Panorama) taught by Dr. Israel Steinmetz
Our long-awaited article, “You are Cursed by the God YHW: An Early Hebrew Inscription from Mount Ebal (Part A)” has been published by the Heritage Science Journal and is accessible to read for free.
Watch The Bible Seminary Podcast, “Modern Insight from an Ancient Curse,” with President Lewis and Provost Stripling discussing the far- reaching impact of the Mt. Ebal lead tablet’s inscription, which appears to be the oldest Hebrew inscription found to-date in Israel.
Visit DigShiloh.org to follow along with the 2023 Shiloh excavations in May and June. With 240 signed up, ours is the largest dig in the world this summer.
Latest TBS Podcast Episodes
Archaeology: TBS President Dr. K. Lynn Lewis interviews Provost Dr. Scott Stripling about the small, folded lead tablet from Mt. Ebal. The academic, peer-reviewed article appeared this week in the Heritage Science Journal. Dr. Lewis and Dr. Stripling discuss the far-reaching impact of the tablet’s inscription, which appears to be the oldest Hebrew inscription found to-date in Israel.
Christian Education: In this episode we talk with TBS Provost Dr. Scott Stripling about The Bible Seminary's Master of Arts in Biblical Studies concentration in Christian Education.
Missions: In this episode we talk with TBS Graduate Dean and Professor Dr. Israel Steinmetz about The Bible Seminary's Master of Arts in Biblical Studies concentration in Missions.
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The Bible Seminary (TBS) is an independent, non- denominational, 501(c)(3) charitable institution of higher education incorporated in Texas in 2010 to offer training for laity and vocational ministry professionals. TBS is an Accredited member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) and the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA), a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and an approved CEU provider for the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). Goals include helping nurture a biblically literate populace via comprehensive, strategic, Bible-based training through classes and seminars, museum exhibits, productions and publications, and archaeological digs and study tours.
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