This Presentation includes Fascinating Photos & Insights on locations such as. . .

  • The Angel Gabriel’s announcement to Mary that she would bear the Messiah

  • The Journey of Joseph and Mary to Bethlehem

  • The Church of the Nativity and the grotto of the birthplace of Jesus

  • The Shepherds’ Field where the angels announced the birth of Jesus

  • Manger Square where Christmas celebrations have been held

  • Information about the Magi who visited the Christ Child

  • And much more!

    You’ll feel like you’ve been to Israel to celebrate Christmas in its real setting with Professor Dr. Carl G. Rasmussen.

Update on the Current Situation in Israel
by Dr. Carl Rasmussen  (12-14-23)

Including Maps and up to Date Information & Commentary by Dr. Carl Rasmussen, who was in Tel Aviv October 7, 2024 when Hamas attacked Israel.

Dr. Rasmussen has lived and taught in Israel for 7 years at Jerusalem University and been there through many of the wars. This war is unique. Listen why.

carl-rasmussen“Carl Rasmussen is Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He received his Ph.D. in Ancient Near Eastern Studies from Dropsie University (now the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania). Dr. Rasmussen has spent 16 years of his adult life living in Israel, Jordan, Greece, and Turkey, where he taught and led academic study programs.

Since his retirement from teaching 28 years at Bethel University, Dr. Rasmussen has continued to teach and lead adult study tours in Turkey, Greece, and Israel. Each year he spends time in Jerusalem, where he is Adjunct Professor at the Jerusalem University College.
Dr. Carl G. Rasmussen

He is the author of The Zondervan Atlas of the Bible and The Zondervan Essential Atlas of the Bible. He has created and maintains the web site that features over 6,700 free high-resolution images of biblical sites in Israel, Turkey, Greece, Malta, Jordan, Italy and elsewhere.

Marcia Ramsland, Your Holiday Coach

“Did you enjoy this presentation?
Dr. Rasmussen has trips lined up that you can take:

Bible Study Tour to Turkey — April 25-May 9, 2024

Bible Study Tour to Greece — May 8-16, 2024

Email for further information:

Exploring Biblical Anatolia and Southeastern Turkey — October 4-14, 2024

Exploring Biblical Israel from Dan to Beersheba — October 15-27, 2024

For information and brochures email: [email protected]

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