Month: November 2012

Book Review – The City of Abraham: History, Myth and Memory

a Journey through Hebron by Edward Platt (Picador) 9780330420273. Jews, Christians and Muslims all claim to be descendants of Abraham. The city of Hebron, according to the Book of Genesis, houses the holy shrine where Abraham’s wife Sarah is buried in the Machpela Cave. The name of the shrine changes according to people’s religious beliefs. …

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