How do you bring musical genius, the power of the human spirit, theological perspective and civic spirit into balance? Travel to Lepzig and find yourself at the Stadtfest! The CCS Scholars and Faculty have spent the day immersed in "Deutsches kultur". After a short train journey from Berlin the group dropped luggage at the hotel … Continue reading Day 5: Leipzig Stadtfest and Thomaskirche
We boarded an early train up to Sachsenhausen Memorial concentration camp about twenty-five miles north of Berlin. The overcast day matched the somber and sobering feelings during our two hour tour. We rented audio wands that allowed us to experience the camp on our own. Afterward, we sat and listened to music written and performed … Continue reading Day 4: Sachsenhausen and East Side Gallery, Berlin Wall
We're getting ready to head out! Today's agenda is the Holocaust Memorial here in Berlin and the University of Berlin as well as time to explore . . . . . . and what a day we had! We took buses and trams and walked. We spent time at the Holocaust Memorial this morning, which … Continue reading Day 3: Berlin
We've only been in Berlin for twenty-four hours but we've done a lot. After arrival, some late night pizza took care of hunger from the long trip. Then this morning, we headed out by train to Wittenberg, the famous site of the beginning of the Reformation. There we had a traditional German meal and … Continue reading Days 1 and 2
The group is in Berlin already and enjoying the wonders of Germany. Be on the lookout for the first updates from students!