BPC professors to lead ‘Footsteps of Paul and John’ tour of Mediterranean in May

MOUNT VERNON -- The professors of the Brewton-Parker College division of religion and philosophy will be leading “The Footsteps of Paul and John by Land and Sea,” a 12-day tour of inspiration and education in the Mediterranean on May 22-June 2 in conjunction with Brewton-Parker’s 100th anniversary celebration this spring.

Dr. Hal Ostrander, chair of the religion and philosophy division, will serve as the tour host, while Dr. Jerry Ray, associate professor of Christianity, and Dr. David Moseman, assistant professor of Christianity, also will be leading the tour by air, land and sea that includes a three-day Aegean cruise.

“We will be leading Brewton-Parker students and church members from the middle Georgia Area to the Mediterranean world of 2,000 years ago,” Ostrander said.

The tour allows participants to follow in the footsteps of the apostle Paul, with stops including Mars Hill and the Parthenon of Athens; Corinth and Apollo’s Temple; Thessalonica; “noble” Berea; the ruins of Philippi and Ephesus; Rhodes, home of the one-famed Colossus; Delphi, site of the ancient oracle; and the isle of Patmos, where the apostle John and exiled.

The trip is organized through Christian Travel Opportunities. Primary departure is from Atlanta, although other departure cities are available. One hour of college credit is also available.

For a brochure with a trip itinerary and cost information, contact Ostrander at 912-583-3116. The initial deposit is due Jan. 15.