Upcoming Tours and Excavations
Join Tom and Mary Lynn McCollough for a Tour of the Holy Land, March 3-12, 2023. Tom is the Nelson and Mary McDowell Rodes Professor of Religion Emeritus at Centre College. He is now a Teaching Associate on the Faculty of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Coastal Carolina University. Tom's research focuses on Judaism and Christianity in Roman and Byzantine Palestine. He has been directing archaeological excavations of Roman and Byzantine sites in Israel for over 40 years. He has also led numerous tours of Israel for students, college and university alums, and church groups. Mary Lynn is an RN and has served on the staff of archaeological excavations in Israel for many years.
The tour will begin in Jerusalem, then travel north to Galilee and the Sea of Galilee. We next turn south to Jericho and the Dead Sea and complete our tour back in Jerusalem. You can find more details about the tour and how to register on this website, by contacting Tom McCollough at email@example.com, by calling at 859-494-7565 or writing to 1004 Cedarwood Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572.
Excavation: Roman village of Shikhin in Galilee
The Shikhin Excavation Project is a multi-disciplinary, international, cultural heritage project and archaeological field school.
Tour: Istanbul and Western Turkey
We begin with the enchanting city of Istanbul and then travel to Ephesus, Pergamon and other fascinating cities in Western Turkey.