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Jerusalem: City of God, City of Fire F.E. Peters

Jerusalem: City of God, City of Fire

F.E. Peters

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PORTABLE PROFESSOR is a series of exciting and informative lectures recorded by some of todays most renowned university and college professors. Each course introduces listeners to fascinating, and sometimes startling, insights into the intellectualMorePORTABLE PROFESSOR™ is a series of exciting and informative lectures recorded by some of todays most renowned university and college professors. Each course introduces listeners to fascinating, and sometimes startling, insights into the intellectual forces that shape our understanding of the world. Each package includes 14 riveting lectures presented by notable professors as well as a book-length course guide.For countless generations, people of the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faiths have considered the city of Jerusalem the holiest of places. In this fascinating course about the social and religious history of Jerusalem, Professor F.E. Peters explains how and why the spiritual epicenter of the Abrahamic faiths has repeatedly been the locus of epic historic forces over the course of some four thousand years of existence.COURSE LECTURESHoly Places, Holy CityThe City of the Great KingThe Fall and Restoration of JerusalemJews and Greeks in JerusalemThe Jerusalem of JesusThe Great Wars (66-135 c.e.)The Mother of All the Churches (325-635 c.e.)The Distant Shrine: The Muslims come to JerusalemThe CrusadesJerusalem LiberatedPiety and Polemic: The Age of PilgrimageTravelers, Tourists, and PilgrimsThrough New Eyes: Jerusalem and the ModernsFrom Then to Now: The Holy Places in the Present Age