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Lesson One
What Is Geography?
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Two
Why Is There Geography in My Bible?
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Three
Now What?
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Four
How Can I Grow My Geographical Literacy?
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Five
Lesson Six
Lesson Seven
Traveling the Promised Land
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Eight
Routes in and Through the Promised Land
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Nine
Water Realities of the Promised Land
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Ten
Weather of the Promised Land
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Course Wrap-Up
Course Completion
1 Activity | 1 Assessment

Overview and Objectives

Lesson Overview

Given the frequency with which the geography of the Bible takes us to the Promised Land, we may be tempted to focus all our geographical energy there. But before we zoom in, it is helpful to zoom out and look at the larger geographical context of the Promised Land, the Fertile Crescent.

Lesson Objectives

When you complete this lesson, you should be able to do the following:

  • Know the location of the Fertile Crescent.
  • See that the Fertile Crescent is a food-producing, empire-building, and travel-friendly land.
  • Understand the striking implications for the Promised Land of being located where it is on the Fertile Crescent.
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