Monthly Archives: March 2010

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One of the many Syriac pilgrimage inscriptions in the columns at the entrance of the Holy Sepulchre (and note also the piece of paper stuck in between the two columns – probably a prayer put in there by a recent … Continue reading

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The current Syrian Orthodox Archbishop of the Holy Land, Mar Severios Malki Murad, leading prayers in the Chapel of Joseph of Arimathea in the Holy Sepulchre, during the Saturdays of Lent.

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More on the Holy Sepulchre

For those whose appetites for the most important church of Christianity were not satisfied by the recent book by Cohen, the older overview by Jurgen Kruger might do the trick: Die Grabeskirche zu Jerusalem: Geschichte – Gestalt – Bedeutung (Regensburg: … Continue reading

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