|…Lots of people in history could point to holy land, a holy river, a holy lake or mountain. Read the German scholar Rudolph Otto’s classic text called in English The Idea of the Holy.
But over thousands of years of recorded history only one whole country claimed to be holy, and it is an international fact that when people talk about The Holy Land, they all have the same place in mind.
This is a major reason why a third of the work of the United Nations deals with this country and not others. The United Nations are nations united around Israel as around no other issue…