Summer 2020 International Trips

Biola Israel Trip

Travel to Israel summer of 2020 (May 19-June 8) with Biola professor, Dr. Darian Lockett! The trip itinerary will include:

  • Jerusalem (including staying at a hotel inside the Old City for more than 10 nights)
  • Bethlehem and Jericho
  • Four days in Galilee (including Nazareth, Capernaum, Megiddo, and the Sea of Galilee)
  • Caesarea (on the Mediterranean)
  • Masada, En Gedi (oasis in the middle of the desert), and the Dead Sea
  • Optional three-day extension to Jordan

This trip is available for both undergraduate and graduate students. For undergraduate students, the trip will count as a 3-unit BBST elective. If you are interested, contact Charlie Trimm at The deposit is due in early December.

Reformation Tour to Germany, France, and Switzerland

Roots that Transform: Reformation Theology & Spirituality

Travel to Europe in the summer of 2020 (June 10-25) with professors Dr. Joanne Jung and Dr. Karin Stetina! The trip itinerary will include:

  • Berlin
  • Wittenberg/Torgau: Luther’s Wedding Festival
  • Erfurt: St. Mary’s Cathedral, St. Severus Augustinian Monastery
  • Eisenach: Wartburg Castle
  • Rhine River cruise, Worms, Heidelberg
  • Mainz: Cathedral & Gutenberg museum
  • Strasbourg, France: The “City of Hope”
  • Basel: The Swiss
  • Zurich: Grossmunster, Lake Zurich, Rapperwell caves
  • Chamonix, The French Alps
  • Geneva: “Light After the Darkness”

Undergraduates and graduates are able to attend. Undergrads will earn 3 credits in either BBST 321 Historical Theology or BBST 450 Advanced Study. Grads will early 3 credits in TTHT 771 Historical Theology Seminar.

Course Description: This course explores the theological and spiritual foundations and legacy of the Protestant Reformation in Germany, France, Switzerland, and England, in celebration of the recent 500th commemoration. This course explores the historical, theological, and spiritual aspects of the Reformation that have shaped and continue to shape the church today. Participants will explore key theological and spiritual writings of the Reformation period, including reading selections from Luther, Calvin, and Zwingli, and places where these ideas took shape and were historically lived out.

For more information contact Dr. Karin Stetina at

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