2014-2015 Immersion Courses

2015 Palestine-Israel Immersion Trip for Alumni/ae of Perkins School of Theology

Dr. Jaime Clark-Soles to Lead Jan. 3–14 Immersion Experience

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Dr. Jaime Clark-Soles
Associate Professor
of New Testament

•  Exclusively for Perkins School of Theology alums and spouses/guests
•  Led by Dr. Jaime Clark-Soles
•  $1,800 per person (excluding airfare/double-occupancy)
•  August 15, 2014 deadline

The Global Theological Education Program of Perkins School of Theology, with the Office of Public Affairs and Alumni/ae Relations, announces the 2015 Palestine-Israel Immersion Trip for Perkins alumni/ae. Scheduled for January 3–14, 2015, the experience will be led by Dr. Jaime Clark-Soles, associate professor of New Testament at Perkins School of Theology. 

Each day, participants will experience Palestine and Israel through a different theme:

  ::  The World of Jesus
  ::  The Birth of Jesus
  ::  Orthodox Christmas
  ::  Jesus in Galilee, Jesus in Judea
  ::  Contemporary Palestine
  ::  Contemporary Israel

The itinerary includes Qumran, Masada, Bethlehem, the Church of the Nativity, Megiddo, Capernaum, Nazareth, Jerusalem, and other locations.

View the Itinerary [PDF]
Note: The order of the visits in the itinerary may be altered in response to local conditions.

Download Registration Materials [PDF]
Initial each page of registration materials, sign, and return to:
Global Theological Education Office
Perkins School of Theology
P.O. Box 750133
Dallas, TX 75275

The trip is limited to 24 alums on a first-come, first-served basis. Cost is $1,800 per person (based on double occupancy), plus airfare. Deadline for registration is July 15, 2014. Completed registration forms must be submitted with a deposit of $500 by July 1, 2014 (refundable before October 1, 2014). The balance of $1,300 will be due by October 1, 2014. After October 1, the $500 deposit is non-refundable.

Complete details:

Dates:  January 3–14, 2015

Cost:  $1,800.00 per person plus airfare. The single room supplement is $500.00

Package price includes the following

1.  Meet and assist at Ben Gurion Airport (Tel Aviv) upon arrivals and departures.

2.  Six nights’ accommodation in Bethlehem in double occupancy with breakfast and dinner.

3.  Two nights’ accommodation in Nazareth in double occupancy with breakfast and dinner.

4.  One night accommodation in Tel Aviv in double occupancy with breakfast and dinner

5.  All transportation, guides, and entrance fees.

6.  All meals in Israel and the Palestinian Territories.

7.  All tips.

Package price does not include the following:

1.  Flight tickets.

2.  Drinks at hotels and restaurants.

3.  Personal expenses.

4.  Insurance.

View the Itinerary [PDF]
Note: The order of the visits in the itinerary may be altered in response to local conditions.

Download Registration Materials [PDF]
Initial each page of registration materials, sign, and return to:
Global Theological Education Office
Perkins School of Theology
P.O. Box 75275-0133
Dallas, TX 75275

For more information, contact the Global Theological Education office, 214.768.1769 or globaltheology@smu.edu.

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