History Professor Dr. C. Matthew Phillips from Concordia, Seward is offering a $100 discount for BJS readers on his upcoming cultural tour of Germany. Dr. Phillips is a regular reader and contributor to this site. This looks like a wonderful opportunity to study Reformation history and the life of Bach with one of our synod’s premier church historians. We have all appreciated Dr. Phillips’ historical commentary on numerous threads on this website. Here are the details:
June 1-10, 2010
EXPLORATION AND STUDY TOUR
FOCUS: Lives of Martin Luther and J. S. Bach
Time: June 1-10, 2010
Leader: Dr. C. Matthew Phillips – Assistant Professor of History, Concordia University, Nebraska
Contact Information: Email: [email protected]
Office Phone: 402-643-7444
Cities: Wittenberg, Eisleben, Eisenach, Erfurt, Wartburg, Coburg, Nuremberg, Leipzig, Dresden, Berlin, Rothenburg, Rudesheim,Weimar
Participant will see where Luther was born, lived, became a monk, preached, taught, and died.
Participant will see where J.S. Bach was born, served as cantor, and is buried.
Participant will see the restored Frauenkirche in Dresden.
Participant will see the new capital city of united Germany and will be able to choose from various museums and sites to visit there.
Dr. Phillips will give lectures during travel time and there will be local tour guides.
Approximate price = $2600.00
*Includes airfare, hotel, bus, and some meals.
*275.00 Upgrade is possible for married couples.
1st Payment of 500.00 is due November 1, 2009.