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October 10, 2020

After the Blast

​August 4th—a blast in Beirut killed more than 178 people, left more than 6,500 injured, and 300,000 homeless. Critical health infrastructure and medical supplies were damaged. What long term effect might this explosion have on Lebanon, where more than 1 million people live below the poverty line, and 1.5 million are refugees? Let's talk about it...this week on The Land and the Book.

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Dr. Lina AbuJamra
Dr. Lina AbuJamra

Dr. Lina AbuJamra

Lina AbuJamra, a pediatric emergency room doctor by profession, is passionate about empowering people with biblical truth. A popular Bible teacher, blogger, and conference speaker, she speaks four languages and is the author of three books. She also reaches English and Arabic listeners through weekly podcasts. Born in Lebanon, Lina is single and calls Chicago home. Lina is also the host of Today’s Single Christian on Moody Radio and founder of Living with Power Ministries.

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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.
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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.

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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.