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Ancient Israel Explored - Episode 01

Ancient Israel Explored - Episode 01

Dr. Brendan Roach begins this exploration of Ancient Israel at Mount Nebo looking over both the Jordan and the promise land of Israel. From here, we move to the Road of Jericho and take a closer look at the Parable of the Samaritan.

Dr. Brendan Roach begins this exploration of Ancient Israel at Mount Nebo looking over both the Jordan and the promise land of Israel. From here, we move to the Road of Jericho and take a closer look at the Parable of the Samaritan.

Ancient Israel Explored - Episode 02

In this talk, Dr. Brendan takes us to the southern steps of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, giving us a fresh perspective on some of the key events which occurred there. Our talk then moves towards Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus.

In this talk, Dr. Brendan takes us to the southern steps of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, giving us a fresh perspective on some of the key events which occurred there. Our talk then moves towards Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus.

Ancient Israel Explored - Episode 03

Next stop on our exploration is Hezekiah’s tunnel in Jerusalem, where Hezekiah prayed, planned and prepared for an incoming Assyrian invasion. It’s then onward to Gehenna in helping us understand some Jewish concepts of the afterlife.

Next stop on our exploration is Hezekiah’s tunnel in Jerusalem, where Hezekiah prayed, planned and prepared for an incoming Assyrian invasion. It’s then onward to Gehenna in helping us understand some Jewish concepts of the afterlife.

Ancient Israel Explored - Episode 04

Dr. Brendan takes this talk to the Garden of Gethsemane, a key location within the Gospel narrative, before heading underground to the Herodian Mansion and giving us new insight into some famous Bible stories.

Dr. Brendan takes this talk to the Garden of Gethsemane, a key location within the Gospel narrative, before heading underground to the Herodian Mansion and giving us new insight into some famous Bible stories.

Ancient Israel Explored - Episode 05

We venture with Dr. Brendan into the Garden Tomb; one of the likely locations of the crucifixion of Jesus. Brendan provides a deeply reflective discussion on the crucifixion and invites us to partake in remembering the greatest event in human history

We venture with Dr. Brendan into the Garden Tomb; one of the likely locations of the crucifixion of Jesus. Brendan provides a deeply reflective discussion on the crucifixion and invites us to partake in remembering the greatest event in human history

Ancient Israel Explored - Episode 06

This talk introduces us to the people group at Qumran, giving us some cultural and historical awareness of the area. The talk concludes at the Masada Fortress, where Jewish resistance fought against the Roman invasion in AD70.

This talk introduces us to the people group at Qumran, giving us some cultural and historical awareness of the area. The talk concludes at the Masada Fortress, where Jewish resistance fought against the Roman invasion in AD70.

Ancient Israel Explored - Episode 07

We follow Dr. Brendan to En Gradi in the Judean wilderness, and see the location where King David fled to escape from Saul. From there our talk moves to a Herodian Fortress, where we see the paranoia of King Herod in action.

We follow Dr. Brendan to En Gradi in the Judean wilderness, and see the location where King David fled to escape from Saul. From there our talk moves to a Herodian Fortress, where we see the paranoia of King Herod in action.

Ancient Israel Explored - Episode 08

Few are aware of the apocryphal book of Ben Sira, but in this talk Dr. Brendan sheds some light on this seemingly forgotten text at Masada. We then head to Mount Sinai, where the people of Israel camped when Moses was receiving the Ten Commandments.

Few are aware of the apocryphal book of Ben Sira, but in this talk Dr. Brendan sheds some light on this seemingly forgotten text at Masada. We then head to Mount Sinai, where the people of Israel camped when Moses was receiving the Ten Commandments.

Ancient Israel Explored - Episode 09

“Can anything good come out of Nazareth?”, in this talk Dr. Brendan takes us to the hometown of Jesus, shedding light on the ancient township. We conclude at the Sea of Galilee, taking in the sights from one of the Bible’s most famous locations.

“Can anything good come out of Nazareth?”, in this talk Dr. Brendan takes us to the hometown of Jesus, shedding light on the ancient township. We conclude at the Sea of Galilee, taking in the sights from one of the Bible’s most famous locations.

Ancient Israel Explored - Episode 10

In this final talk, our exploration of Israel comes to an end at the Mount of the Beatitudes as we reflect on the Sermon on the Mount overlooking the sea of Galilee. We finish at Tabgha, where the Gospel accounts record Jesus restoring Peter.

In this final talk, our exploration of Israel comes to an end at the Mount of the Beatitudes as we reflect on the Sermon on the Mount overlooking the sea of Galilee. We finish at Tabgha, where the Gospel accounts record Jesus restoring Peter.