Scriptural Geography: Portraying the Holy Land

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For nineteenth century scholars the Holy Land was not just a region of the globe -- it was an idea, an intellectual and moral space charged with the heat of debate between those trying to understand the religious, social and scientific upheavals of the time. Edwin Aiken explores the various ways in which geographical knowledge was used in these debates. In particular he shows how religious writers called upon geographical knowledge to the benefit of their readers. The result is an original and stimulating work of ...

Scriptural Geography: Portraying the Holy Land 2009, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845118181

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