12th Annual Bible and Archaeology Fest
New Orleans, LA | November 20 - 22, 2009
Bible & Archaeology Fest XII was a great success! Thanks to all who participated! We look forward to seeing everyone in Atlanta, GA in 2010.
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What does archaeology tell us about Jesus and the Exorcists? Where did the Israelites come from? Should the Gospel of John be used in Jesus research? What does the Bible tell us about environmental responsibility? The answers to these questions and more will be presented at the Biblical Archaeology Society’s 12th annual Bible and Archaeology Fest this year in beautiful and evocative New Orleans, Louisiana.
Twenty of the most distinguished scholars from around the world will be coming together to present you with the latest research and discoveries in Biblical scholarship and archaeology. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of this extraordinary partnership: Exclusive access to the world’s foremost Biblical scholarship, in one of the world’s most enchanting cities.
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The Biblical Archaeology Society believes in making the most exciting developments in Biblical scholarship as accessible as possible. We have worked hard to keep our costs as low as possible, and are delighted to be able to offer this exceptional program at the 2008 program rates!
Featured Speakers and Lecture Topics
The speakers at Bible and Archaeology Fest 2009 are the top names in Bible scholarship and archaeology. You will have the opportunity to interact directly with the experts themselves and be among the first to hear about their findings. This year our program will include a wide range of topics from the Hebrew Bible, New Testament scholarship and Gnostic studies, as well as the ways in which Biblical texts and history impact our lives today.
Please check back with us regularly as we continue to add some of the world’s most distinguished scholars to our list of featured speakers for Bible and Archaeology Fest 2009!
Download the daily schedule of lecture times, meals, breaks and events (PDF). This schedule will be updated as new information becomes available.
This exciting program will take place in the historic city of New Orleans, one of the most artistically rich cities in the United States. Southern hospitality and a vibrant, multi-faceted culture combine to give the visitor a unique and remarkable experience. Graceful architecture, dazzling music and some of the best restaurants in the world are only a part of what this celebrated city has to offer.
Marriott New Orleans at the Convention Center
859 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130
Special discounted rate: $149.00 per night
*Don’t forget to mention that you are booking for the Biblical Archaeology Society event in order to receive your exclusive discounted rate!
You can also make your reservations online at www.marriott.com/default.mi by entering promotion code BRSBRSA.
HOTEL UPDATE: (10/07/09) The New Orleans Marriott is sold out. The Courtyard Marriott is accepting reservations for the Bible Fest XII Attendees. Please call 1-800-321-2211. Mention Biblical Archaeology Society when making your reservation.
The cost for lectures and the dinner banquet is $425 per person, if registration is received on or before November 2, 2009. If registration is received after November 2, cost is $525. A deposit of $100 is due at the time of registration for the full program, and balance is due on October 20, 2009.
The cost for a single day of lectures is $175. The cost for a single day of lectures with plenary session is $200. A deposit of $100 is due at the time of registration for a single day, and the balance is due on November 2, 2009.
The cost per lecture is $50 for adults and $25 for students. Full payment for single lectures, or a group of lectures is due at the time of registration.
Cancellation: Refund of deposits, less $100 per person for administrative costs, will be made if a reservation is cancelled up to two weeks prior to the start of the seminar. If cancellation is received less than two weeks before start of seminar, an administrative fee of $100 plus any additional costs incurred will be passed on to the participant.
Bible & Archaeology Fest Fee Includes: Entrance to lectures, daily continental breakfast, coffee breaks and refreshments, and Saturday evening banquet.
Hotel accommodations, if desired, are the responsibility of the participant. Please see information above.
If you have any questions, please contact the Travel/Study department:
Biblical Archaeology Society Travel/Study Programs
4710 41st Street NW
Washington, DC 20016-1700
Toll free: 1-800-221-4644 ext.208
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