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Saving the Holy Sepulchre: How Rival Christians Came Together to Rescue their Holiest Shrine Ebook


 By Raymond Cohen


 Language: English


 Publish Year : 2008



 


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Probably few of the pilgrims and tourists who visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem are aware that for much of the 20th century the building, revered as the location of Christ's crucifixion and burial, was in danger of collapsing. In this meticulous, evenhanded account, Cohen (professor of international relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem) describes step-by-step how the three major faith communities in the church (Armenian Orthodox, Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic) finally worked together to preserve this shrine in spite of doctrinal differences, property disputes, brawls, lack of funds and the complicated politics of the Middle East. Their goal, according to Cohen, was not interchurch reconciliation or conflict resolution but conflict management; most astonishing is the perseverance of all parties involved over a span of decades. While his concluding analysis of the project's eventual success in terms of international relations principles seems too brief, Cohen's chronological approach and strong writing maintain suspense in spite of the outcome promised in the book's title. His tale offers hope that ancient sites can be preserved in spite of seemingly impossible odds. (Mar.)
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"Raymond Cohen's book traces in meticulously annotated detail the bumpy road traveled by the Christian denominations with claims to space inside the church whose foundations go back to the fourth century, to assert those claims. Chronicling complexities that make a Gordian knot look like a slip tie, Cohen, a professor of international relations at the Hebrew University, traces a process that began with insistence on preeminence and reached a point of making do with negotiated condominium, to reconstruct the crumbling complex, culminating in the dedication in 1997 of the new dome over the tomb." --Haaretz



"...meticulous, evenhanded account Cohen's chronological approach and strong writing maintain suspense in spite of the outcome promised in the book's title. His tale offers hope that ancient sites can be preserved in spite of seemingly impossible odds." --Publisher's Weekly



"A terrific story, told very well." --Rodney Stark, author of Victories of Reason: How Christianity, Freedom, and Capitalism Led to Western Success



"Saving the Holy Sepulchre tells a story of intrigue and tangled diplomacy that no novelist would invent. The book tells us a great deal about interfaith relations, about the preservation of antiquity, and about the Middle East - but the best reason to read it is that it offers a fascinating story, eloquently told." --Philip Jenkins, author of God's Continent: Christianity, Islam, and Europe's Religious Crisis



"A dramatic account told with zest and backed by careful research." --First Things



"Cohen not only has done the sort of properly conducted historical research that is rarely done on institutions with such huge religious stakes, but also...manages to make the detailed story of bickering and nastiness so riveting." --Church History



"Cohen's work of tracing this complex and unseemly history is a marvel of scholarship." --ooks and Culture



"Saving the Holy Sepulchre is a complete and very useful accounting of the modern history of the church. It is more than just a story about fixing a building; it is one that reflects the contentious nature of centuries-old claims of religious dominance in Jerusalem and international claims on holy places." --Middle East Quarterly



"Cohen writes in a particularly readable and witty style--a literary achievement that should not be taken for granted. He presents all the 'dramatis personae,' bringing them to life and placing them within the cultural and political settings in which they labored. Likewise, he is to be commended for his mastery of the topography, archaeology, and architecture of the site, as well as for his coherent analysis of architectural plans and debates, which he presents (for what is a presumably a nonspecialist audience) in a very clear manner."--The Protestant-Jewish Conundrum





 


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