Monday, March 31, 2008

Greece Study Tour 2008

From Kar Yong's blog

In collaboration with World Discovery Travel (M) Sdn Bhd, Seminari Theoloji Malaysia invites you to join Dr Lim Kar Yong, Lecturer in New Testament Studies, on a specially designed 11-day guided tour to Greece from 18 - 28 May 2008.

Take an unforgettable trip by following part of Paul’s Second Missionary Journey (Acts 16:1-18:22). Come and see, feel, and take a walk with Paul in the cities he visited. Listen to the special on-site lectures and investigate the connection between the archeological evidence and social-political settings of the ancient cities evangelised by Paul and his fascinating correspondence with the churches he founded.

Discover the biblical significance of these cities and read the letters of Paul with new and fresh insights.Some of the highlights of the tour include:

  • Places with biblical significance including Kavala (biblical Neapolis – Acts 16:11), Philippi (Acts 16:12-40), Thessaloniki (biblical Thessalonica – Acts 17:1-9), Veria (biblical Berea – Acts 17:10-15), Athens (Acts 17:16-34), Corinth (Acts 18:1-17) and Cenchrea (Acts 18:18).
  • Kalambaka and the spectacular Byzantine monasteries.
  • Delphi.
  • Thermopylae, Tempi.
  • 1-day cruise to the lovely islands of Aegina, Poros and Hydra.
    1-day free time in Athens with options to explore the historical sites and museums, take a day-trip, or to shop!

This study tour is also offered as a 3-credit hour elective course for STM programme. Further information on the fees, reading and course requirements will be provided upon request.

A detailed itinerary and further information can be downloaded here.

For further information on the tour, please contact:Sarah Yap ( or Ruth Tee (
Seminari Theoloji Malaysia
Lot 3011 Taman South East
Jalan Tampin Lama Batu
370100 Seremban
Tel: 06-6322815 Fax: 06-6329766

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