Over a decade of conversations, including during a sojourn in Italy, John Skillen and Bruce Herman thoughtfully gave shape to an innovative study abroad program, which piloted in 1998 in the small, historic Italian hill-city of Orvieto.
Dr. Steven Hunt, professor of New Testament, taught his new class “Romans in Rome” for the first time this summer as a part of the Gordon IN Orvieto program.
“My hope for the students’ participation is that their lives will be transformed in the decades to come as they learn to read Scripture through the added lens of geography,” says Dr. Elaine Phillips of the Israel Seminar.
An exhibition of student artwork, poetry and reflections from the course of a semester in Orvieto, Italy.
“Alone atop a rock looking out over the Pacific, I listened to the brand new Conor Oberst album ‘Ruminations,’ took the title to heart and did some thinking,” writes Sierra Flach ’18 of her final days in New Zealand.