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Middle East Archaeology Seminar
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Middle East Archaeology Seminar
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Dr. Michael Hasel of Collegedale, Tennessee,  presented a two-day seminar on “Discoveries of a Lifetime” at the Tabernacle on Friday and Saturday evenings, September 11 and 12, at 7 p.m.
 
Dr. Hasel is Director of the Institute of Archaeology and Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology/Religion in the School of Religion at Southern Adventist University in Tennessee. He completed his undergraduate training at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan, before receiving a master’s degree from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary in 1992. He was awarded an M.A. degree in Near Eastern Studies and Anthropology from The University of Arizona and in 1996 became the youngest recipient of the Ph.D. degree in the program’s history. 
 
Over the past 20 years Hasel has participated and served in administrative capacities on nine different archaeological sites in the United States, Israel, Jordan, and Cyprus including projects sponsored by Andrews University; California State University, Sacramento; The Hebrew University, The University of Arizona, and Harvard University. He has lectured widely speaking on university campuses, international symposia, professional meetings, camp meetings, and churches throughout North and South America, Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
 
On November 11-13, 2004 the Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum was inaugurated on the campus of Southern Adventist University. As curator of the museum, Hasel was responsible for planning and displaying one of the largest ancient art and object collections from the ancient Near East in a state-of-the-art exhibit entitled: “Vessels in Time: A Journey into the Biblical World.” The museum has received several awards from the Tennessee Association of Museums.
 
He has been widely interviewed and recorded for documentaries and television programs. He has appeared on the Hope Channel, 3ABN, Discovery Channel and most recently on the 2-hour National Geographic documentary "Engineering Egypt."
 
Seminar attendees were thrilled by Hasel’s clear, state-of-the-art, fully illustrated presentations that reveal the secrets of the ancient past and their meaning for our lives today.
 
His Friday night presentation was titled Amazing Discoveries in Lost Cities of the Dead.” He took his audience to Egypt to visit the pyramids and the Rosetta Stone that unlocked the mysteries of ancient Egyptian culture. Revealed on the walls of ancient Egyptian temples you will encounter for the first time the Hittites, Philistines, and Israelites of the Bible. The journey will climax with the search for the princess who found Moses, the great leader of the exodus. Best of all, you will discover how these ancient mysteries speak to our lives today
 
On Saturday evening Dr. Hasel presented “Dead Men Do Tell Tales.” He lead the audience to Iraq and unfolded a centuries-old prediction that sealed the fate of Saddam Hussein and doomed his ambitions for domination to oblivion. Dr. Hasel  also spoke at 9:30 a.m. on Sabbath, September 12, on “The Battler over David and Goliath” and during the 11:00 service. His sermon was titled “Living a Life of Faith.”

Audio files of the seminar presentations in mp3 format for listening or downloading.

 Amazing Discoveries In The Lost Cities Of The Dead

 The Battle Over David And Goliath

 Living A Life Of Faith

 Dead Men Do Tell Tales