Month: November 2017

Where is the holy place?

Where is the holy place?

Everyone knows the most holy place in Israel is the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. But is it?

This was the question I wrestled with for some time after being introduced to the Israelite Samaritan perspective, which features a belief that Mount Gerizim, not Jerusalem, is the chosen place mentioned throughout Deuteronomy, the one and only location in the land where sacrifice and pilgrimage feasts would take place.

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