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The Ark of the Covenant: A Reminder of God's Omnipresence

From the March 2010 issue of The Christian Science Journal


The ark of the covenant was constructed by the children of Israel to house and transport the two tables of stone inscribed with the Ten Commandments. Many extra-Biblical traditions exist about the ark; however, the Bible includes rich and thought-provoking accounts about the combination of God's immanence and omnipresence that it signifies.