Jerusalem: History, Archaeology, and Theology

Jerome Murphy‐O'Connor

in Keys to Jerusalem

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199642021
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191738555 | DOI:
Jerusalem: History, Archaeology, and Theology

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This chapter begins with a discussion of history and archaeology of Jerusalem, covering the Bronze Age (3300–1200 bc), Iron Age (1200–586 bc), Persian period (539–332 bc), Hellenistic period (332–63 bc), Roman period (63 bcad 132), Byzantine period (324–638), and Islamic Jerusalem (638–1099). The discussion then turns to theology covering Jerusalem as the city of Yahweh, Jerusalem in the New Testament, and Jerusalem in the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Keywords: history; archaeology; theology; Jerusalem; New Testament; Dead Sea Scrolls

Chapter.  16151 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biblical Studies

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