Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths - eBook  -     By: Karen Armstrong
Back
×
Buy Item InStock13.99$13.99 Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist

Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths - eBook

Ballantine Books / 2011 / ePub

$13.99 (CBD Price)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW19289EB

FLASH-SALE
* This product is available for purchase only in the USA.

Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

  • Other Formats (2)
  • Others Also Purchased (15)
Other Formats (2)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $13.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $13.99
  2. In Stock
    $16.20
    Retail: $18.00
    Add To Cart
    $16.20
Others Also Purchased (15)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include

Product Description

Venerated for centuries by Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike, Jerusalem has remained the center of conflict and strife for too long. In her new book, Karen Armstrong explains how Jerusalem has become so deeply rooted in the identities of the three major religions branching from Abraham. Armstrong helps us to understand the nature of Jerusalem's intrinsic holiness while describing the importance of its richly woven history, its archaeology, and its ever-changing topography. Students of religious history will be fascinated by this narrative account, depicting Jerusalem from its earliest beginnings in the 3rd millennium BC through its present-day political issues in the Middle East.

Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9780307798596
ISBN-13: 9780307798596
Availability: In Stock

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Report from Ground Zero - eBookeBOOK
    Report from Ground Zero - eBook
    Dennis Smith
    Plume / 2003 / ePub
    $14.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW47196EB
  2. Persian Mirrors: The Elusive Face of Iran - eBookeBOOK
    Persian Mirrors: The Elusive Face of Iran - eBook
    Elaine Sciolino
    Free Press / 2001 / ePub
    $8.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW8910EB
  3. A Little Too Close to God: The Thrills and Panic of a Life in Israel - eBookeBOOK
    A Little Too Close to God: The Thrills and Panic of a Life in Israel - eBook
    David Horovitz
    Knopf Group E-Books / 2009 / ePub
    $15.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW10879EB
  4. The Four Dominions: All the Words of This Life - eBookeBOOK
    The Four Dominions: All the Words of This Life - eBook
    George N. Holman
    WestBow Press / 2011 / ePub
    $7.69 Retail: $9.95 Save 23% ($2.26)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW25896EB

Related Products

  1. Mystery of Islam - eBookeBOOK
    Mystery of Islam - eBook
    Abraham Kuyper
    Christian Classics Ethereal Library / 2011 / ePub
    $2.39 Retail: $2.99 Save 20% ($0.60)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW17014EB
  2. Get Set for the Code
    Get Set for the Code
    Nancy Hall
    Educators Publishing Service / 2005 / Trade Paperback
    $3.99 Retail: $8.30 Save 52% ($4.31)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 24 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW17827
  3. Lifepac 5-Subject Mega Kit, Grade 8
    Lifepac 5-Subject Mega Kit, Grade 8
    Alpha Omega Publications / Other
    $287.96 Retail: $319.95 Save 10% ($31.99)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW520015
  4. Be Still, Eco Tote
    Be Still, Eco Tote
    Divinity Boutique / Gift
    $1.99
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW227322

Publisher's Description

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Karen Armstrong's Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life.

Venerated for millennia by three faiths, torn by irreconcilable conflict, conquered, rebuilt, and mourned for again and again, Jerusalem is a sacred city whose very sacredness has engendered terrible tragedy. In this fascinating volume, Karen Armstrong, author of the highly praised A History of God, traces the history of how Jews, Christians, and Muslims have all laid claim to Jerusalem as their holy place, and how three radically different concepts of holiness have shaped and scarred the city for thousands of years.

Armstrong unfolds a complex story of spiritual upheaval and political transformation--from King David's capital to an administrative outpost of the Roman Empire, from the cosmopolitan city sanctified by Christ to the spiritual center conquered and glorified by Muslims, from the gleaming prize of European Crusaders to the bullet-ridden symbol of the present-day Arab-Israeli conflict. 

Written with grace and clarity, the product of years of meticulous research, Jerusalem combines the pageant of history with the profundity of searching spiritual analysis. Like Karen Armstrong's A History of God, Jerusalem is a book for the ages.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search