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Jerusalem in Sacred Texts

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Submitted by Peter J. Herz (Taiwan), Sep 10, 2003 at 02:36

Again, Dr. Pipes' scholarship is impressive. However, I do have a quibble:

How can the Christian Bible mention Jerusalem and Zion fewer times than the Jewish one? The Christian Bible not only includes the books of the Jewish Bible, but adds 27 more (the New Testament).
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By Christian Bible, I meant the New Testament.

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