Each Indiana Jones adventure transports us to places of high adventure and intrigue, where the secrets of earlier times are discovered one clue at a time. Archaeologists dig up the past and we are often fascinated with what is uncovered. Why? Through a look at the history and legend of the Ark of the Covenant and the Holy Grail, participants can learn about how archaeology helps us to learn about the past as well as why we are so captivated by digging it up.
Christopher M. Bellitto, Ph.D.
Professor of History at Kean University
Christopher M. Bellitto, Ph.D., is Professor of History at Kean University, where he teaches courses in ancient, medieval and religious history. He is the author of 10 books and over two dozen peer-reviewed articles appearing in the United States and Europe. In addition, he is a frequent media commentator and public lecturer on church history and contemporary Catholicism.