Dr. Cyndi Parker is a highly respected professor of Holy Land Studies at the acclaimed Israel Bible Center, renowned for its cutting-edge research and academic excellence in the field. She dedicated her career to uncovering the mysteries of ancient places as they related to scripture.
Her Ph.D. dissertation entitled “Deuteronomy’s Place: An Analysis of the Placial Structure of Deuteronomy” earned her accolades from peers across academia and her expertise was sought after by universities around the world. But it was on trips to Israel that Dr. Parker truly found herself fulfilled; trekking through canyons and valleys, exploring long-forgotten ruins embedded in Biblical tales, it felt like nothing else mattered except for unlocking secrets hidden deep within such hallowed grounds.
Dr. Parker would often invite students from her classes along on these expeditions, hoping they too could gain insight into lands so connected to their faith - experiences which were life-changing for many who joined her organizationally sponsored tours or student-led adventures throughout Israel's holy sites over time.
The knowledge Dr. Parker had acquired through years of dedication and hard work proved invaluable when teaching future generations how best to approach sacred texts with respect and reverence towards all cultures represented therein; ultimately helping others understand why certain locations are important not just historically but also spiritually as well.
She is the owner of www.NarrativeofPlace.com, the author of Encountering Jesus in the Real World of the Gospels, and the host of the Context Matters podcast.
SchoolIsrael Bible Center
- Ph.D. in Theological and Religious Studies - University of Gloucestershire
- M.A. in Old Testament Studies - Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Listen to the Land: Historical Geography - Student Guide
Encountering Jesus in the Real World of the Gospels
Cyndi Parker invites readers to explore a unique time in history and meet Jesus 'in the real world' with her book, Encountering Jesus in the Real World of the Gospels. Taking advantage of ancient records and modern technology.