Jesus and Jerusalem and the "Things That Make for Peace"

Mark G. Vitalis Hoffman

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 5/1/2020

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Issue: Jerusalem (Vol. 40, No 2, Spring, 2020)

The city of Jerusalem is intimately and centrally connected to the Gospel narratives about Jesus the Christ, in such a way that the author suggests that the city itself become another character in that narrative. Understanding the history and religious symbolism of the city adds another layer of meaning to the understanding of Holy Week, Good Friday, and Easter.

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