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Unformatted text preview: Mitchell T. Heaton Father Basil Yender, OSB Freshman Theology Honors 14 November 2008 Saint Catherines Monastery at Mount Sinai Gods presence on Mount Sinai has been everlasting. In present day, Gods presence can be observed through the existence of Saint Catherines Monastery. This monastery has been in existence for over a thousand years and has roots deep in the past. Due to the immense history of the monastery, it contains valuable information that not only helps us understand its past but the theological ties within its past as well. Saint Catherines Monastery at Mount Sinai was established sometime between 527 and 565 by the order of Emperor Justinian I. The monastery was built around the Chapel of the Burning Bush, the actual place where Moses first heard Gods call. Furthermore, this Orthodox monastery is one of the oldest in the world. In addition to this, Saint Catherines Monastery, also known as the Monastery of the Transfiguration, is sacred to Islam, Christianity, and Judaism...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course GENERAL 101 taught by Professor None during the Spring '12 term at Aurora University.
- Spring '12