Listening to the Land of the Bible I

Dr. Cyndi Parker, Professor of Holy Land Studies

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Knowing the context always gives us a better, deeper understanding. Get ready to go on the journey through the Bible with a map in hand as Dr. Cyndi Parker shows you how to listen to the land of the Bible. You will discover how knowing where biblical events occurred can make a difference between us understanding the deeper message of the Bible and missing the bigger picture. Learn how to listen to the Land of the Bible. Hear it speak to you today!

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Dr. Cyndi Parker

Professor of Holy Land Studies

Dr. Cyndi Parker is Professor of Holy Land Studies at Israel Bible Center. She is an expert educator and writer specializing in the land and context of the Bible, trips to Israel, and Theology of Place. Her Ph.D. dissertation (University of Gloucestershire) was entitled “Deuteronomy’s Place: An Analysis of the Placial Structure of Deuteronomy.”

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  • 02. Understanding the Big Picture 26:16
  • 03. Shape of the Land 10:11
  • 04. Roads: Highways and Byways 20:34
  • 05. Drinking the Water of Heaven (Part 1) 17:07
  • 06. Drinking the Water of Heaven (Part 2) 16:41
  • 07. The Religious Calendar 09:41
  • 08. Land Flowing with Milk and Honey 13:07
  • 09. The Coastal Plain 06:47
  • 10. The Negev (Part 1) 20:35
  • 11. The Negev (Part 2) 20:15
  • 12. The Negev (Part 3) 24:21
  • 13. Judean Hill Country (Part 1) 20:27
  • 14. Judean Hill Country (Part 2) 11:45
  • 15. Judean Hill Country (Part 3) 22:08
  • 16. Shephelah (Part 1) 10:11
  • 17. Shephelah (Part 2) 25:47
  • 18. Central Hill Country 20:10
  • 19. Hills and Valleys of the North (Part 1) 12:51
  • 20. Hills and Valleys of the North (Part 2) 27:23
  • 21. Hills and Valleys of the North (Part 3) 21:29
  • 22. Hills and Valleys of the North (Part 4) 13:17
  • 23. Hills and Valleys of the North (Part 5) 11:37

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  • Nomsa Ndiweni

    Posted 2 weeks ago
    it was very exciting and enlightening. Makes reading the bible interesting and exciting.
  • Sybilla Kumar

    Posted 3 weeks ago
    Beautiful description of the land geography in relation to bibilical time
  • Jerry Jones

    Posted 4 weeks ago
    what a joy to learn of the land and insights I never knew
  • Shun Cheong Kong

    Posted 1 month ago
    tell us more about the weather,different kingd of land and food also the animals
  • William Cutler

    Posted 1 month ago
    Overall, a great overview of the geography of the land. It is helpful to connect the physical elements to the Bible stories. Some times the break between the chapters was a bit rough but not distracting.

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