"So I came on my own, and in his memory," writes Gilbert. "And I came to gain perspective and understanding of a country where – in many places – Jews, Christians and Muslims live, work and shop side by side And I came on a pilgrimage. The holy places of Judaism and Christianity represent road signs and revelations in my own spiritual journey. I suppose I wanted to find out if Jerusalem’s air still glimmers with traces of ancient glory, if only now and then. I came for four months and am still here – six and a half years later."
Through the eyes of a sojourner …»