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    DescriptionJerome Murphy-O'Connor has lived in Jerusalem for 48 years, during which time he has taught graduate students its history and archaeology, and also compiled a bestselling archaeological guidebook for visitors. The current 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 Murphy-O'Connor discusses the precise location of a number of important buildings, i.e. the Temple, the Antonia and the Capitol and also treat of events in the life of Jesus that are located in Jerusalem; his dispute with the money-changers in the Temple, his agony in the garden of Gethsemane, his route from Pilate to Golgotha. The previously unpublished chapters dealing with the Christian Quarter are perhaps the most original. They describe the creation of the Christian Quarter in 1063 and define its limits relative to the present Old City. Its two most important buildings, the Holy Sepulchre and the great Hospital of the Knights of St John, are treated in great detail. The concluding chapter is a classified bibliography of sources for the study of Jerusalem. Thoughtfully illustrated with maps, photographs, and diagrams, this book is a mine of information for specialists working on Jerusalem, and for the interested reader with some prior knowledge of this fascinating and complex city.


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    Title
    Keys to Jerusalem
    Subtitle
    Collected Essays
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jerome Murphy-O'Connor
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 699 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199642021
    ISBN 10: 0199642028
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T General Subject: 690
    BIC subject category V2: HRCA
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
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    DC22: 956.9442
    Ingram Subject Code: RL
    Libri: I-RL
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15420
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000
    BIC subject category V2: HDDH
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
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    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
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    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAL
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    DC23: 956.9442
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAL
    LC classification: DS109.9 .M874 2012
    BISAC region code: 2.1.9.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVC, NHG, NKD
    Illustrations note
    21 black and white illustrations
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    16 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Jerome Murphy-O'Connor is author of numerous books and articles on New Testament subjects including The Holy Land: An Archaeological Guide, Paul: A Critical Life, and Paul: His Story.
    Review quote
    There is nothing dull in this book, and it is occasionally interrupted with O'Conner's scholarly sense of humour. Yazeed Said, antur Ecumenical Institute, Jerusalem, Israel June 2013
    Table of contents
    1. Jerusalem: History, Archaeology and Theology ; NEW TESTAMENT JERUSALEM ; 2. The Temple and the Antonia ; 3. Hierosolyma/Ierousalem in Galatians ; 4. Jesus and the Money-Changers (Mark 11:15-17; John 2:13-17) ; 5. What Really Happened at Gethsemane? ; 6. Tracing the Via Dolorosa ; 7. The Cenacle and the Community. The Background of Acts 2:44-45 ; 8. The Tomb of James ; ROMAN JERUSALEM ; 9. The Location of the Capitol in Aelia Capitolina ; CHRISTIAN JERUSALEM FROM CONSTANTINE TO THE CRUSADES ; 10. The Authenticity of the Holy Sepulchre ; 11. Restoration and Discovery: Bringing to Light the Original Holy Sepulchre Church ; 12. The Christian Quarter of Jerusalem ; 13. The Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem ; 14. Sources for the Study of Jerusalem