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The Land and the Book

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Past Programs


June 25, 2022

Jonah--Beyond the Tale of a Whale

​Practically everybody’s heard the story of Jonah and the whale—or giant fish. But many view it as a simplistic moral tale or a child's fable. Yet if you look a bit further, there’s a lot more to explore. Coming up this week on The Land and the Book…Jonah: Beyond the Tale of a Whale. Plus, you'll hear all the latest news stories from the Middle East. Hope you'll join us for…The Land and the Book.

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June 18, 2022

Excavating the Evidence for Jesus

​No other figure has impacted history like Jesus. Yet today, He’s often seen as a mythical character whose legend increased over time. So, what does the historical and archaeological evidence say about Jesus? This week on The Land and the Book, you’ll meet an archaeologist who has investigated discoveries connected to Jesus’ birth, ministry, crucifixion, and resurrection.

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June 11, 2022

Knowing God By His Names

​You can’t spend much time in the Bible without coming across different names for God. Lots of names. Some of those names seem obvious. But some of them are rather confusing—at least to modern minds. Here’s our promise. If you join us this week for The Land and the Book, you’ll finally understand what some of them mean. Plus, you’ll find yourself more in love with the Lord!

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June 04, 2022

A Jewish Scientist’s Faith

​We live in a culture that has viciously attacked the notion that faith and science can co-exist. But meet Dr. James Tour. He’s a leading nanotechnologist with more than 130 patents. He’s also a messianic Jew. You’ve got to hear his story. And you will—when you join us this week for The Land and the Book. You’ll walk away amazed—and encouraged. That’s The Land and the Book.

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Dr. Charlie Dyer

Dr. Charlie Dyer is professor-at-large of Bible at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Ill. Dyer is an Old Testament scholar as well as an authority on Middle Eastern history and religion. As a licensed guide to Israel, he has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East over the last two decades. Dyer has authored and co-edited many books and articles on the Middle East and the Old Testament. His articles have been published in Bibliotheca Sacra and Michigan Theological Journal. Dr. Dyer’s books include The Rise of Babylon, What’s Next?, The New Christian Traveler’s Guide to the Holy Land and Strike the Dragon.

Jon Gauger

For more than three decades, Jon Gauger has served with Moody Radio as a writer, producer, and host. He is rarely seen without a camera, shooting photos and video for Moody Radio and others. In addition to The Land and the Book, Jon is heard on Moody PresentsToday in the Word, the Praise and Worship Channel, and Majesty Radio. He has traveled to 38 countries as a journalist, speaker, or trainer. An award-winning narrator, Jon has voiced 75 audiobooks and has written If I Could Do It All Over Again and Kids Say the Wisest Things.  Jon is married to Diana, and they have two grown children and six truly extraordinary grandchildren. The Gaugers love reading, camping (trailers, not tents), and great Mexican food.

The Land and the Book

The Land and the Book

The Land and the Book helps listeners understand a biblical perspective on the Middle East’s complex tapestry of people and events. Join Charlie Dyer and Jon Gauger as they explore biblical, archaeological and prophetic events.