Month: March 2007


We rolled on to the streets at 8:45 am, and as we travelled to our next archaeological sites, we listened to lectures on Greek & Turkish relationships (working through the highly controversial topics about the Armenian tragedy, the Kurds, and tension in Cyprus.)

In our excursions, we saw the following places: (more…)

The Seven Ecumenical Councils

I’m rebuked.  With excellent historical detail, our Turkish tour guide lectured on all seven councils.  All of them took place in Turkey.

And this lecture was only a spin-off over a question of why St. Nicholas was persecuted.

A couple of the guys in our group, professors from Knox Seminary and Asbury College, added more vibrant color to the topic.  Needless to say, we have been having zesty theological discussions.