I am back from my travels and busy getting the presentations ready for my last two talks before the summer recess … and these are going to be ‘must sees’, so please be sure to add both dates to your diaries … and let your U3A friends know about it!
The first of the two lectures is ‘Exodus: The Miracle of the Sea’, in which I will be presenting news of the latest discoveries and scientific research concerning the Israelites’ crossing of the so-called ‘Red Sea’, made famous in Cecil B. DeMille’s movie ’The Ten Commandments’. But it will cover much more than that in fact, as I will be laying the groundwork for the following three lectures, taking us from the arrival of the Israelites in Egypt under Joseph and his father Jacob, through the slavery period, to the journey to Mount Sinai and the subsequent Wandering Years, plus the Conquest of the Promised Land under Joshua. So it is important to attend this first lecture in this biblical mini series in order to understand and appreciate all the new archaeological discoveries that have come to light over the last five decades.
The meeting will be on Monday 21st May. Usual time (10.30 start) and usual venue (La Senieta). Hope to see you there!