Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title


Jerusalem, Jerusalem

How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World

Jerusalem, Jerusalem( )
Author: Carroll, James
Publication Date:Oct 2011
Publisher:Scribe Publications
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $35.00
Book Description:

James Carroll's urgent, masterly Jerusalem, Jerusalemuncovers the ways in which the city became a transcendent fantasy that ignites religious fervour unlike anywhere else on earth. He shows how the conflicts within this holiest of cities underscore an important point of history- that religion and violence fuel each other. In Carroll's provocative reading of the deep past, the Bible came into being as an act of resistance to the violence that threatened Jerusalem from the...
More Description

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Middle East / General
Religion / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.4 x 23.4 x 3.2 cm
Book Weight:0.555 Kilograms
Author Biography
Carroll, James (Author)
James Carroll is the author of nine novels & the memoir "An American Requiem," which won the National Book Award. His essays on culture & politics appear weekly in the "Boston Globe." He wrote "Constantine's Sword" while on fellowships at Harvard University. Before becoming a writer, Carroll was a Catholic priest. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.


Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.

I do not wish to rate this title.