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Mount Sinai / Edition 1
     

Mount Sinai / Edition 1

by Joseph J. Hobbs
 

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ISBN-10: 0292730942

ISBN-13: 9780292730946

Pub. Date: 04/01/1995

Publisher: University of Texas Press

How the mountain Jebel Musa, revered by most Christians and Muslims as Mount Sinai, came to be considered a sacred place and how that very perception now threatens its fragile ecology and its sense of holy solitude.

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How the mountain Jebel Musa, revered by most Christians and Muslims as Mount Sinai, came to be considered a sacred place and how that very perception now threatens its fragile ecology and its sense of holy solitude.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292730946
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
04/01/1995
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Conversions and Transliteration
Introduction
One. "A Terrible And Waste-Howling Wilderness"
Two. "You Will Worship God On This Mountain"
Three. The Heavenly Citizenship
Four. The Monastery Of Saint Katherine
Five. The Christian Landscape
Six. The People Of The Mountain
Seven. The Bedouin Way Of Life
Eight. The Pilgrim
Nine. The Traveler
Ten. The Tourist
Eleven. The New Golden Calf
Conclusion
Notes
References Cited
Index

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