5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Christmas Story

Because the journeys of Mary, Joseph and the magi only take up a few sentences in the Bible, there is much left to our imagination. To understand the risks Mary and Joseph took to bring the Messiah into the world and the lengths the magi went to just to meet him, The Bell interviewed biblical geographer Nicole DePue ’08.

The Hopeful Possibility in Sudden Goodbyes

Gordon in Orvieto Resident Assistant Emily Friesen shares about the 10 days she had with the spring semester cohort before the global COVID-19 pandemic altered their plans.

Toussaint Williams ’18: Future Transnational Bridge-builder

Toussaint Williams ’18 is on a mission to build bridges between Jamaica and China. With a knack for Mandarin Chinese and a heart for his native Jamaica, he is on scholarship at the Beijing Language and Culture University.

Receiving the ‘Permesso di Soggiorno’: 20 Years of Gordon in Orvieto

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.

Romans IN Rome: New Opportunities Abroad for Biblical Studies

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.