Monday, July 03, 2017

A conference on the Temple Mount

PROFESSOR LAWRENCE SCHIFFMAN: A MEETING ABOUT THE MOUNT. His reprinted article in Ami Magazine gives an account of a recent meeting at Providence College in which Jewish, Christian, and Muslim scholars discussed the history of the Temple Mount.
Put simply, the scholars at our conference never doubted nor disputed that there had been a Jewish Temple on today’s Har Habayis [Temple Mount] in antiquity, up until 70 CE. Rather, they argued consistently, with no exception, that the religious traditions and texts of Judaism, Christianity and Islam solidly recognize this reality.
Cross-file under Temple Mount Watch.

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