While rereading part of Warren Bowles’ Christianity Reconsidered this morning, he makes the point on page 99 that the Mount of Olives was also called the Mount of Destruction due to the temples to idols and child sacrifice. (References in picture)
This is a pic of the mount taken from Yair David on our recent trip. Amazing that we, through NT lenses, see the mount with reverence, yet surely, Yeshua was intimately familiar with the abominations committed thereon. It demonstrates that in Him everything is redeemable.