Contested Holiness: Jewish, Muslim, and Christian Perspectives on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem
Sovereignty over the Temple Mount in Jerusalem is one of the most difficult problems in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Although it is a present-day bone of contention, its roots go back into the distant past. Israelites, Christians, and Muslims had fought over this holy site, and built on it a succession of shrines. The book leads the reader into the intricate history, geography, and politics of this unique site. It relates the roots of its holiness, describes the succession of temples built on it, and explains how in the twentieth century its sanctity became intertwined with the national aspirations of both Jews and Arabs. It explains why the Temple Mount is considered the holiest site for the Jews, and how it became holy also to the Muslims. The book also explores the role of evangelical Christians, who, alongside a segment of the Jewish population, see the Temple Mount as the center of messianic aspirations, fed by the myriad of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim legends and myths which evolved around it. The book is richly illustrated with photographs, sketches, maps, and plans.
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Through unrestrained hyperbole, Gonen aims to illuminate "perhaps the oldest holy site in the world"-the Temple Mount, sacred to the three great monotheistic traditions. A retired curator of the ... Read full review
Location History and Contemporary Features
The Upper Platform
The Lower Platform
Solomons Temple in Legend and Early Artistic Depictions
The Second Temple
The Temple Mount Under Pagans and Christians
The Return of the Muslims
Legends Beliefs and Aspirations Regarding the Temple Mount
Christian Myths and Legends
A Century of NationalReligious Conflict Between Jews and Arab
War and Its Consequences
Preparations to Build the Third Temple
The Revival of the Temple Mount Under the Muslims
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