Jerusalem Vision & Reality Winter 2022

Winter 2022
MES 7.03 Jerusalem: Vision and Reality
Glinert @ 10A

Jerusalem has always mesmerized minds -- Royal City of Solomon, mystical core of the world, site of a foretold apocalypse, twice raised to the ground, focus of Jewish messianic dreams, since 1948 once more a Jewish capital but still savagely fought over. In this course, we will sample the symbolism of Jerusalem in Jewish, Christian and Islamic intellectual and artistic expression, from the Bible down to the present. Why has this city evoked such passions?

For more information please contact Lewis Glinert.