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December 2022

Book Talk: “Under Jerusalem: The Buried History of the World’s Most Contested City”

December 12, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Durham Durham, United States + Google Map

All are welcome to come hear prolific author and journalist Andrew Lawler speak about his new book. Jerusalem is a city of endless beauty and fascination for residents, visitors, and historians. It is also a political tinderbox with conflicting ethnic, religious, and societal claims to its many glories. Archaeology has been a focal point of Jerusalem study as layer after layer of its history is revealed, adding fact, nuance, detail, and drama to its story. Those who study Jerusalem and its unique…

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