Peace-ing Together Jerusalem

By Clare Amos

Oh Jerusalem, Jerusalem! -- The symbolic axis of the world, the birthplace of great religious traditions, the ancient site, and the contemporary center of mighty contention - the city of Jerusalem evokes fascination, devotion, and deep pain. In this book, author Clare Amos shares her lifelong engagement with the city, its people, and its history, yielding a loving yet insightful view of the city's dynamic identity. Its biblical and historical roots; its complex symbolic and literary meaning for Jews, Christians, and Muslims; and its present-day tensions are composed by Amos into a complex mosaic that may yet, in some lights, yield a vision of the heavenly city. (Series: Visions & Voices)

Publication Date: 4/30/2014
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9782825416365