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Six U.S. Theological Seminaries to Give Credits for Studies in Negev

Six outstanding theological seminaries in the United States will give college credits this year to students who participate in a seven-week, “on site” program of studies and field work in Israel’s Negev, it was announced here today by the Negev Biblical Excavations, Inc.

The students will live and study at the Israel Agricultural School near Beersheba, and will do field work on important excavations being carried on at Tel Nagila, in the Negev, according to the announcement. The seminaries to give college credits for the course were listed as the San Francisco Theological Seminary, Westminster Theological Seminary, Seabury-Western, Candler School of Theology at Emory University, and the theological seminaries of Princeton and Columbia universities.