The Magnificent Lady Bible Hunters: Sisters of Sinai


In 1892, Agnes and Margaret Smith made their way by camel and foot across the Sinai desert to St Catherine’s Monastery, where they made one of the most important Bible finds of the century. This illustrated talk is the true story of two remarkable Scottish women and of a generation of Bible hunters who confirmed the authenticity and antiquity of the Christian scriptures as we have them today.

Janet Soskice is a professor of Philosophical Theology at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Jesus College. As well as lecturing around the world she is a frequent contributor to radio and television.

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