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The Dome of the Rock
Focal point for the three Abrahamic religions
The Dome of the Rock was completed in 691 C.E. by Caliph Abd al-Malik, half a century after the death of the Prophet Muhammad. The rock marks the site from where Prophet made his Night Journey into the heavens. In Jewish tradition this is the symbolic Foundation Stone upon which the world was created, and the place of the binding of Isaac. For Christians, the temple mount is a site which Jesus visited as a young boy and to which he returned near the end of this life. Thus the dome is a powerful religious symbol standing the the place of origins for the three Abrahamic religions. 

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The Rev. Charles P. Henderson is a Presbyterian minister and Executive Director of
He is the author of God and Science (John Knox Press, 1986).  
A revised and expanded version of the book is appearing here.
God and Science (Hypertext Edition, 2005).
He is also editor of a new book, featuring articles by world class scientists and theologians, and illustrating the leading views on the relationship between science and religion:
Faith, Science and the Future (CrossCurrents Press, 2007).

Charles also tracks the boundry between the virtual and the real at his blog: Next World Design, focusing on the mediation of art, science and spirituality in the metaverse.  

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