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

2 thoughts on “Jerome Murphy-O’Connor, 1935-2013

  1. 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.

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