"In the beginning, God created..."

Throughout history, humanity has used art to honor God, the original artist. Many of art history's greatest masterpieces are such works. Faith on View has partnered with Educational Opportunity Tours to provide tours focusing on art & faith. Since 1974, Educational Opportunities has been dedicated to providing quality Christian travel programs at an affordable price. Over the years, more than 300,000 Christians have traveled with EO on the various faith-based tours.

Faith on View has the following tours scheduled for 2022:

The Grand Tour of Art and Faith

June 6-23, 2022
Starting at $7,276 ($1300 savings)

Pietà by Michelangelo, 1498-1499

In the 17th through 19th centuries the Grand Tour was a trip that young Europeans would take across Europe to experience the broader European Culture. It was seen as a crucial part of a person's education. Faith on View's Grand Tour combines our Italy Tour with our Paris & London tour for an expansive 18 day tour where one gets to interact with Western Europe and Italy's greatest Christian monuments and pieces of art.

Participants begin with Paris then move on to London and finally head to the great cities of Italy including Rome, Venice, and Florence. See the tours below for more detail about this amazing experience.

This is the most complete was to experience the history of Art and the Christian Faith in Europe.

June 6-14, 2022
Starting at $3,598

Rondall is co-leading this tour with Dr. Scott Culpepper, Professor of History at Dordt College. London and Paris both have long religious and artistic traditions along with fabulous museums. Take advantage of Rondall's artistic and Scott's historic expertise while visiting these amazing cities.

See first-hand historic tourist locations such as the Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Versailles, West Minister Abbey, the London Eye, & the Tower of London.

Lose yourself in the priceless art of the Louvre, Musee D'Orsay, & the National Gallery where you will see great religious works of art.

Experience the majesty of historic churches: Notre Dame, Saint Chapelle, the Abbey Church of St. Denis, St. Paul's Cathedral, Metropolitan Tabernacle, & the City Road Church.

For more information, including specific schedules and registration information, visit EO Tours' dedicated page for the Art, History, and Faith in Paris & London tour.

June 13-23, 2022
Starting at $4978

There may be no greater place in the world to explore art and Christianity than in Italy. It is the home of the Catholic Church and the nucleus of the Renaissance.

View the works of artistic geniuses such as Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Titian, and their contemporaries in the important cities of Milan, Verona, Venice, Ravenna, Florence, & Rome.

For more information, including specific schedules and registration information, visit EO Tours' dedicated page for the Art & Faith in Italy tour.

Tour Leaders:

Scott Culpepper currently serves as Professor of History at Dordt College and Chair of the Humanities.  Dr. Culpepper earned his Ph.D. at Baylor University.  He also received a Master of Arts in History at Northwestern State University, a Master of Divinity with an emphasis in historical and theological studies at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and Bachelor of Arts degrees in History and Religious Education at Louisiana College.  Dr. Culpepper’s teaching and research interests are European history, particularly Early Modern Europe, and the history of Christianity. He was twice honored by the student body of Louisiana College with the Professor of the Year award for the 2008-09 and 2009-10 academic years.

Rondall Reynoso currently serves as Assistant Professor of Art & Art History at Lee University. He studied art and art history at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY where he received his M.F.A. and a Masters in Art History. Rondall is currently working on a Ph.D. in Art History & Aesthetics within the Historical and Cultural Studies of Religion department at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. Rondall was formerly head of the art department at Louisiana College, a denominational school, followed by teaching at state and private universities, including the prestigious California College of the Arts. Reynoso's work focusses on the intersection of studio practice, art history, aesthetics, and religion. In 2008, Rondall was one of seven North American artists selected to take part in the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity’s inaugural seminar to Asia.

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