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SAGU hosts "Unearthed" archaeology seminarWaxahachie, Texas — September 21, 2012 — The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) Social Studies Department will be presenting the biblical archaeology seminar "Unearthed" on Sept. 25-27. Eric Welch and Christopher Gornold-Smith are guest speakers for the event. The event will be held in SAGU's Barnes Student Center during the chapel hour.

Welch will begin the seminar on Sept. 25 with a lecture on "Judah in Crisis: The Archaeology of 701 B.C." On Sept. 26, Gornold-Smith will speak on "Corinth in Context: A Study of the Biblical City." The seminar will conclude on Sept. 27 with "Gath Revealed: Excavating A Biblical Study" by Welch. Additional classroom sessions will include "Dothan: A Biblical City" and "The Archaeology of Olive Oil Production in the Biblical Word Before the Good Samaritan" by Welch.

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.