Reasons To Believe: Biblical Archaeology and Christian Apologetics

Core Singles FellowshipChristian Apologetics is a field of Christian theology that attempts to present a rational basis for the Christian faith. In this session, Dr. Copland will speak on the Shroud of Turin as it relates to the authenticity of the Bible. 

About the speaker…

Dr. Merilyn CoplandBefore completing her Ph.D. in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology at UC BerkeleyDr. Merilyn Copland had already completed Masters Degrees from San Francisco State University in History, and Jerusalem University College in Hebrew Language and Literature; and she had excavated at three biblical sites in Israel: Timnah, Dor Chorazim, and Magdala.

She has taught at public, private, and Christian universities and seminaries in the United States and abroad. Her writings on ancient Israel and on travel in Israel today have appeared in such journals as the Israel Exploration JournalBulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, and Christian History.

Dr. Copland has co-authored a book for Christians touring Israel and Greece, and has appeared in a T.V. series on the book of Revelation. She is currently involved in research on women in early Christianity, and e-books on archaeological sites in the Mediterranean.

To learn more about Dr. Copland, visit her profile at: William Jessup University.

Additional resources: Click .pdf to download Dr. Copland’s teaching slides in either Power point or Portable document format.