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The Land Called Holy: Palestine in Christian History & Thought

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This important, wide-ranging book examines how Palestine became a Holy Land to Christians and how their ideas and feelings toward the land of the Bible evolved as Christians lived there and made it their own. Robert L. Wilken traces the Christian conception of a Holy Land from its origins in the Hebrew Bible to the Muslim conquest of Jerusalem in the seventh century and al ...more
Paperback, 374 pages
Published August 31st 1994 by Yale University Press (first published 1992)
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