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Column: Moment of Nature - March 30, 2018
Trees of Biblical Times: Part 2
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Holy Week started on Sunday and I thought it a good time to share about trees of Biblical times. Trees not only played a critical role for food, fuel and building in ancient times but were particularly associated with spiritual happenings, ceremonial rituals and celebratory feasts. Trees identified with holy places were permitted to flourish and atonement sacrifices were often offered under trees.