Academic News

Waxahachie, Texas - September 23, 2013 - Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) will host an archaeology seminar "Unearthed: Tombs and Altars" on September 24 - 26. Eric Welch and Christopher Gornold-Smith are guest speakers for the event. The event is open to the public. Parts of the seminar will spotlight SAGU's involvement in an archaeological find in Tell es-Safi, Israel during Summer 2013.

Schedule

Tuesday, Sept. 24 - Barnes Student Center Lobby
9:30 a.m. - "Lions in the Levant: SAGU's expedition to Tell es-Safi, Israel" presented by Eric Welch

Wednesday, Sept. 25 - Barnes Student Center Lobby
10:15 a.m. - "The tomb of Jesus, Part 1: First Century Jewish Burials" presented by Christopher Gornold-Smith
Wednesday, Sept. 25 - Nelson Memorial Library
6 p.m. - "Finds from Tell es-Safi: SAGU exhibit introduction" presented by Eric Welch

Thursday, Sept. 26 - Barnes Student Center Lobby
9:30 a.m. - "The tomb of Jesus, Part 2: history and archaeology - locations in Jerusalem" presented by Christopher Gornold-Smith

Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927, and now offers more than 60 associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees on campus or online. More information is available at www.sagu.edu or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.