Quick Answer: Who wrote the book Jerusalem?

What is the story about Jerusalem?

In 1000 B.C., King David conquered Jerusalem and made it the capital of the Jewish kingdom. His son, Solomon, built the first holy Temple about 40 years later. The Babylonians occupied Jerusalem in 586 B.C., destroyed the Temple, and sent the Jews into exile. … Jesus was crucified in the city of Jerusalem around 30 A.D.

How long is Jerusalem by Alan Moore?

Jerusalem (Moore novel)

Author Alan Moore
Published September 2016
Publisher Knockabout (UK), Liveright (US)
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 1,266

What is Jerusalem to Jesus?

According to the New Testament, Jerusalem was the city to which Jesus was brought as a child, to be presented at the Temple (Luke 2:22) and to attend festivals (Luke 2:41). According to the canonical gospels, Jesus preached and healed in Jerusalem, especially in the Temple Courts.

How did God punish Israel?

God gets angry at Israel for an unspecified reason, so he incites David against them by commanding him to take a census of the people. David obeys, albeit twisting the command a little by numbering only the able-bodied soldiers. This appears to be a sinful action, so God kills 70,000 Israelites in a plague.

Is Jerusalem a part of Israel?

Jerusalem

Jerusalem ירושלים (Hebrew) القُدس (Arabic)
Administered by Israel
Claimed by Israel and Palestine
Israeli district Jerusalem
Palestinian governorate Quds
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Is Jerusalem a good book?

Somewhere in this sprawling behemoth, this teeming leviathan, this pythonic mammoth of a novel there is a very good – even visionary – book struggling to get out. Notoriously, it runs to more than 600,000 words and is longer than the Bible.

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