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Travel: Turkey

Paul's Missionary Journeys in Turkey and the Seven Churches of Revelation
March 31–April 12, 2011

Join Dr. Jeffrey A. D. Weima, professor of New Testament at Calvin Theological Seminary (and leading biblical scholar) and Aaron Winkle, associate chaplain at Calvin College, for a study tour of key biblical and archaeological sites in Turkey.

  • Travel to sites connected with Paul’s First, Second, and Third Missionary Journeys (Attalia, Perge, Aspendos, Pisidian Antioch, Iconium, Lystra, Colossae, Loadicea, Hierapolis, Ephesus, Miletus, Didyma, Priene) and the seven churches (Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, Laodicea) to whom John wrote the Book of Revelation.
  • Visit Istanbul to enjoy its rich historical sites and impressive archeological museum, as well as a short cruise on the Bosphorus Sea.
  • Each evening features a study session on “Paul: His Life and His Letters” or “From Patmos to Paradise: The Seven Sermons to the Seven Churches.”

Walk in the footsteps of Paul and John during the day and study their New Testament writings at night.

For more, download the tour brochure (pdf) »


For general inquiries:

Dr. Jeff Weima
(800) 388-6034

Calvin Alumni Assocation
(616) 526-6142

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