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Tag Archives: Jerusalem
On the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem (Lori Erickson photo) Today I’m posting a sermon I gave on Sunday in my home church–a bit longer than the usual Holy Rover fare, but I hope it might strike some chords for those … Continue reading
Today’s post is my monthly column for the Episcopal News Service. You might recognize this as a distillation of some of my earlier reflections on Jerusalem: As I make my way through the season of Lent again this year, my … Continue reading
For today’s post, let me recommend to you a fascinating piece in Wired Magazine: The Jerusalem Syndrome: Why Some Religious Tourists Believe They Are the Messiah. The article tells about a psychiatric condition that is unique to Jerusalem: There’s a … Continue reading
With its twisting labyrinth of streets, alleyways, and cave-like merchants stalls, the Old City is the most fascinating part of Jerusalem. It is divided into four quarters: Christian, Jewish, Armenian and Muslim. Its crowded streets bustle with orthodox Jews, robed … Continue reading