Joseph Murphy

Joseph Murphy May 20, 1898 – December 16 1881

Dr. Joseph Murphy (May 20, 1898 – December 16, 1981) was New Thought minister ordained in Divine Science and Religious Science and author.

Murphy was born in Ireland, the son of a private boy’s school headmaster and raised a Roman Catholic. He studied for the priesthood and joined the Jesuits. In his twenties, an experience with healing prayer led him to leave the Jesuits and move to the United States, where he became a pharmacist in New York (having a degree in chemistry by that time).

Here he attended the Church of the Healing Christ (part of the Church of Divine Science), where Emmet Fox had become minister in 1931.

In the mid 1940s, he moved to… Read the rest of this entry