The application materials for the Sicily dig are now available on the dig website.
The application materials for the Khirbet Safra dig are now available on the dig website.
Our next Horn Lectureship event is: “David and Solomon’s Legacy: The Results of the Fourth Expedition to Lachish” by Dr. Michael Hasel on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 7 pm in the Seminary Chapel. This lecture is free and open to the public.
MPP@50 Events scheduled for Alumni Weekend at Andrews University
September 28-30, 2017
Thursday, September 28
- 6:00 – 7:00 pm Spirit of Philanthropy Dinner
Hoosier Room, Dining Services, in the Campus Center (RSVP Required)
Friday, September 29
- 9:00 – 11:00 am Horn Archaeological Museum
Tour updating on renovations and exhibits
- 1:30 – 3:30 pm Seminary Chapel
Madaba Plains Project reunion event for former diggers, their families, friends, and sponsors. Updates on Tall Hisban (LaBianca), Tall al- Umayri (Clark/Herr), and Tall Jalul (Younker). Opportunity for audience participation in questions and answers
Introducing the Lawrence T. Geraty Community Archaeology Endowment (LaBianca)
- 3:30 – 4:30 pm Seminary Lobby
Reception for former diggers and their families, friends, and sponsors
- 5:00 – 6:00 pm Seminary Drive
Parade includes Horn Archaeological Museum float
- 7:30 – 8:30 pm Pioneer Memorial Church
Vespers by Campus Ministries in collaboration with Horn Museum personnel
Saturday, September 30
- 3:00 – 4:00 Seminary Chapel
Randall Younker: “The Spade Confirms the Book Revisited”
Lawrence T. Geraty: Response
- 4:00 – 5:00 Seminary Lobby
- 5:30 Howard Performing Arts Center
MPP @ 50 and the Horn Lectureship Series Present:
“The Spade Confirms the Book Revisited” by Dr. Randall Younker, with a response by Dr. Lawrence T. Geraty.
2017 marks 50 years since the beginning of the Madaba Plains Project, a major milestone in the Adventist archaeological community. This lecture will revisit Siegfried H. Horn’s landmark publication The Spade Confirms the Book, and will examine the role of archaeology in Biblical studies today.