What is this subject about?

The Bible was written in times and lands far different from what we are familiar with.  This subject explores in detail the people, history and terrain of the Holy Land (Israel, Palestine and Jordan) – to discover why and how people developed a unique relationship with God.  The student will make fascinating insights into the First and Second Testaments through in-depth studies of Scripture, Archaeology, Society and Geography – helping determine why the Bible was written in the way it was and its relevance then and now. 

What are we going to be studying?

The course will develop from an historical perspective through to its modern interpretations and will include the following forms of research and analysis:
* virtual tours of the Holy Land,
* how archaeological findings can confirm and explain Biblical text, and
* why and how the Scripture is still relevant today

Where does this subject go?

This subject is ideal for students with an interest in
* religion,
* history,
* literature,
* geography and
* archaeology. 

This subject will give you a great lead into the following VCE subject/s:
It is the ideal complement for students considering

* Texts and Traditions Units 3 and 4 in their VCE.
* Global Politics
* Literature
* History

This subject is advantageous if you’re looking at these careers:

* Anthropologist
* Archaeologist
* Cultural Heritage Officer
* International Politics
* Lawyer
* Librarian
* Religious Leader
* Research Officer
* Welfare Worker