Nyack College Bible professors, Dr. R. Steven Notley (l) and Dr. Jeffrey P. García (r), have been a part of news heard around the world for the past several years as participants in the El-Araj Excavation Project (EAEP) in Israel. Dr. Notley, co-author with the late Anson F. Rainey, of The Sacred Bridge: Carta’s Atlas of the Biblical World, serves as the EAEP’s academic director.
On Wednesday, February 26 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at the Nyack New York City campus, 2 Washington Street in Room 1833, these Bible scholars will address how the land of Israel and the Scriptures are intimately connected and how knowledge of the land provides essential insight on key biblical texts. Details on the 2021 trip to Israel they will lead will be shared at the presentation. The presentation can also be viewed online by joining the Zoom meeting using ID: 332 961 446.
Dr. Notley is Nyack’s Distinguished Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins and chair of the Department of Biblical and Theological Studies and Director of Graduate Programs in Ancient Judaism and Christian Origins. Dr. García is Assistant Professor of New Testament and Second Temple Literature. They are co-editors of The Gospels in First Century Judaea (Brill). Dr. García is the author of Understanding the Gospels as Ancient Jewish Literature (Carta: Jerusalem, 2018)