Backgrounders on the Bible through Biblical Archaeology

1041-Navigating the Jordan River

The Jordan River, possibly the most famous river in the world, has changed a lot since U.S. Navy Lt. William Lynch became the first to successfully navigate its length in 1848. That’s what Richard Bangs and Jim Slade found out a few weeks ago. So after you listen to this week’s program, a repeat of our 1998 interview with Robert Rook, who wrote the book on Lynch’s trip, click over to and check out Richard Bangs’ adventure. You’ll be surprised at how the Jordan has changed.


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