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Keys to Jerusalem: Collected Essays

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor


The author of this book has lived in Jerusalem for forty-eight years, during which time he has taught graduate students its history and archaeology, and also compiled a bestselling archaeological guidebook for visitors. This volume provides an initial survey of the history, archaeology, and theology of Jerusalem, but the twelve articles that make up the body of the book deal with problems that the author feels have not been given a satisfactory solution. Thus, the book discusses the precise location of a number of important buildings, i.e., the Temple, the Antonia, and the Capitol, and also tr ... More

Keywords: Jerusalem, history, archaeology, theology, Temple, Antonia, Capitol, Jesus, garden of Gethsemane, Golgotha

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199642021
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642021.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, author
Emeritus Professor of New Testament, Ecole Biblique et Archéologique Française de Jerusalem