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Mount Sinai

Author: Joseph J Hobbs
Publisher: Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Draws on geography and archaeology, Biblical and Quaranic accounts and the experiences of people ... to explore why this mountain came to be revered as a sacred place and how that very perception now threatens its ... ecology and its sense of holy solitude."
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Hobbs, Joseph J. (Joseph John), 1956-
Mount Sinai.
Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)607918703
Online version:
Hobbs, Joseph J. (Joseph John), 1956-
Mount Sinai.
Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)622857188
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph J Hobbs
ISBN: 0292730918 9780292730915 0292730942 9780292730946
OCLC Number: 31012301
Description: x, 363 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsConversions and TransliterationIntroductionOne. "A Terrible and Waste-Howling Wilderness"Two. "You Will Worship God on This Mountain"Three. The Heavenly CitizenshipFour. The Monastery of Saint KatherineFive. The Christian LandscapeSix. The People of The MountainSeven. The Bedouin Way of LifeEight. The PilgrimNine. The TravelerTen. The TouristEleven. The New Golden CalfConclusionNotesReferences CitedIndex
Responsibility: Joseph J. Hobbs.
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"Draws on geography and archaeology, Biblical and Quaranic accounts and the experiences of people ... to explore why this mountain came to be revered as a sacred place and how that very perception now threatens its ... ecology and its sense of holy solitude."

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