Monday, November 11, 2013

Jerome Murphy-O’Connor, 1935-2013

Jerome Murphy-O’Connor passed away today in Jerusalem. A Dominican priest and author of many books, Murphy-O’Connor is best known to many visitors of Israel for The Holy Land: An Oxford Archaeological Guide from Earliest Times to 1700. This excellent guide has been published in five editions beginning in 1980 with the most recent update in 2008.

HT: Paleojudaica

Second edition, 1986

Third edition, 1992

Fourth edition, 1998

Fifth edition, 2008

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  • I had the honor of having lunch with him last year. He was a gracious man of great humor, and far more humble than his accomplishments call for.

    He will be missed. May he rest in peace.

    By Blogger Al Sandalow, at Mon Nov 11, 06:26:00 PM  

  • I was wondering if I could get one complete book with all this good info and pic's, if so what would that run me? you can reach me at thanks I had fun looking

    By Blogger Mary Morrison, at Wed Nov 13, 01:26:00 PM  

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