Sanctity for Sale
Amy E. Schwartz on the marketing of the holy land
SELLING JERUSALEM: Relics, Replicas, Theme Parks.
By Annabel Jane Wharton. Univ. of Chicago Press. 272 pp. $32.50
Every summer, a few tourists in Jerusalem fall prey to something psychiatrists call Jerusalem syndrome. Overwhelmed by the sight of the actual holy city, they become convinced they are biblical figures and wander the streets...