The Land Called Holy: Palestine in Christian History and Thought

Paperback | August 31, 1994

byRobert Louis Wilken

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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 also discusses how Jews responded to the Christianization of the Land of Israel.

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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 J...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:374 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.68 inPublished:August 31, 1994Publisher:Yale University Press

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ISBN - 10:0300060831

ISBN - 13:9780300060836

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