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Seminary professor, students visit North Africa on spring break

March 15, 2009 : LBTS News : March 15 2009

Dr. Ed Smither (center) and Seminary students Josh Prather (left) and Kalib Wilkinson pose in front of a scenic view of the High Atlas Mountains.

Over spring break, March 5-15, Dr. Smither, Assistant Professor of Church History & Intercultural Studies at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, two Seminary students and 13 undergraduates traveled to North Africa for an exposure trip.

After an initial day of Arabic language study, the team spent several days visiting some key historical, cultural, and religious sites in two major cities. Afterward, they spent a few days hiking in the High Atlas Mountains and learning more about village life among the Berber peoples. ...

 

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