Photo Gallery: The Samaritans of Israel
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Photo Gallery: The Samaritans of Israel

Israel's Other Temple Research Reveals Ancient Struggle over Holy Land Supremacy

The Jews had significant competition in antiquity when it came to worshipping Yahweh. Archeologists have discovered a second great temple not far from Jerusalem that predates its better known cousin. It belonged to the Samaritans, and may have been edited out of the Bible once the rivalry had been decided.
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen
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