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

Level B QJ956.944 /739458 Available
Level B QJ956.944 /739458 Available
Full title: Jerusalem, Jerusalem : how the ancient city ignited our modern world / James Carroll.
Main author: Carroll, James, 1943-
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • 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.