Jerusalem Syndrome; Sangria

M. Lynne Murphy M_Lynne_Murphy at BAYLOR.EDU
Tue Nov 23 17:48:05 UTC 1999

There was a story on Jerusalem Syndrome on the reincarnated (Fox TV) version
of Michael Moore's show 'TV Nation'.  It was pretty interesting--they
interviewed lots of Jerusalem psychiatrists.  Here's the blurb from their
web site.  This was show #2 in their Fox days--I don't have a date for that,
though.  A couple of years ago?

Lynne, who's accustomed to people coming to Waco and thinking they're the

Jerusalem Syndrome
Each year millions of tourists visit the Holy Land. Occasionally, a few of
them get off the tour
bus and believe they are Jesus. Doctors in Jerusalem have named this
phenomenon the
"Jerusalem Syndrome." TV Nation walks the path of the prophets to

>From: Bapopik at AOL.COM
>Subject: Jerusalem Syndrome; Sangria
>Date: Tue, Nov 23, 1999, 1:12 PM

>   "Jerusalem Syndrome" was mentioned today at  It's a condition
>where people visit Jerusalem and become messianic nuts.  It's said that
>this disease has caught millennial fever.
>   Does Barnhart have it?
>   (Tamony files "Sangria" response attached.)

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