"Jerusalem Syndrome"

A. Vine avine at ENG.SUN.COM
Tue Nov 30 02:06:16 UTC 1999

Laurence Horn wrote:
>    Some sufferers arrive mentally disturbed and become convinced they are
> biblical figures:  Old Testament prophets, King David, Jesus, John the
> Baptist, or the Virgin Mary.  Others come to Jerusalem with visions of the
> end of the world.  Still others arrive with no evident disorder, yet then
> feel compelled to don white robes--sometimes the sheets from their hotel
> beds--and preach rambling sermons.

Yes, but consider the lilies...

(couldn't resist that one)

Andrea, who prefers to follow the gourd.

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