Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Great Visual Resource: The Temple Mount- Noble Sanctuary

Here's a great visual resource from the Washington Post on the real estate that includes, among other things, the Dome of the Rock, the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Solomon's Stables, and the Western Wall.  It is possibly the most contested real estate in the world, according to the Post.  That's because events critical to all three Abrahamic faiths happened in this 36 acre area. 

The graphic explains the significance of each structure and its importance and shows you where its located in relation to other structures. You can also read the Post's related story here.

This is a great resource not only for religion students but also for World History students who must learn the basics of all religions. My thanks to Frances Coffey for sending me the link.

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