This classic work on the cultural and social world of Jesus and his
apostles continues to be invaluable for students of Scripture. This
newly typeset, easy-to-read edition will make studying even more
enjoyable and rewarding. Every reader will feel as though he or she
has just taken a trip to the land of Jesus and his apostles. Maps
of Israel, photos, line drawings, and marginal citations from the
Bible and other sources enhance the volume s usefulness.
Alfred Edersheim (1825-89) was a Vienna-born biblical scholar who converted from Judaism to Christianity. A veteran minister and missionary to the Jews of Romania, Edersheim left an enduring and priceless legacy to followers of Christ. Among his most widely read works are "The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah, The Temple: Its Ministry and Services, " and "Bible History Old Testament."