Jerusalem, Jerusalem : how the ancient city ignited our modern world

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Full title: Jerusalem, Jerusalem : how the ancient city ignited our modern world / James Carroll.
Main author: Carroll, James, 1943-
Format: Book           


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245 1 0 |a Jerusalem, Jerusalem :  |b how the ancient city ignited our modern world /  |c James Carroll. 
260 |a Boston :  |b Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,  |c 2011. 
300 |a xi, 418 p. ;  |c 22 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [382]-393) and index. 
505 0 |a Two Jerusalems. Heat ; Jerusalem today ; Hic ; A personal note -- Deep violence. The clock of the past ; Mark makers ; Enter Jerusalem ; Sacrifice -- The Bible resists. Wartime literature ; Wars that did not happen ; God's ambivalence ; Conceived in Jerusalem, born in exile from Jerusalem ; The empty Temple ; Abraham's kill ; Apocalypse then -- The Cross against itself. Jesus to Jerusalem ; Rome's war and its consequences ; The new Temple ; Scapegoat mechanism ; The violence of Christians ; Apocalypse now -- The Rock of Islam. No god but God ; Al Quds ; The masterpiece relic ; Jerusalem agonistes ; 1099 ; Knights Templar ; Christopher the Christ bearer -- City on a hill. Reformation wars ; Separatists ; The God of peace ; Return to Jerusalem ; Temple roots ; Jerusalem marchers -- Messiah nation. Jerusalem and exile ; The printing press and Ottoman Jerusalem ; The peaceful Crusade -- Restorationism ; Abraham's altar ; God's right arm ; Apostolic succession --Jerusalem builded here. The last Crusader ; Diaspora's end ; Waiting to baptize you ; Grand mufti ; Eichmann in Jerusalem ; Nakba ; Soap ; Twins in trauma -- Millennium. The Temple weapons ; Sacrifice operatives ; Crusade -- Good religion. Neither secular nor sacred ; Not God's way, but man's ; Learning from history. 
520 |a Traces the evolution of the belief that Jerusalem is the center of the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim religious worlds and argues that this fixation is a main cause of the modern-day Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 
651 0 |a Jerusalem  |x History. 
651 0 |a Jerusalem  |x Description and travel. 
651 0 |a Jerusalem  |x Religion. 
651 0 |a Jerusalem  |x Ethnic relations. 
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