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The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiahby Alfred Edersheim
Synopses & Reviews
One of the best known and most important references on the life of Christ ever written, Alfred Edersheim's The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah is a storehouse of information on the background of the New Testament. This classic work successfully portrays the streets, the marketplaces, the religious conflicts, the people, and the places of Jesus' earthly ministry.
Edersheim divides his work into five sections, or books:
This classic work has become one of the best known and most important references on the life of Christ ever written. Life and Times, "the most readable and eloquent narrative and interpretation of the life of Christ both for the general reader and the most advanced student, " portrays the streets, the market-places, the religious conflicts, the people, and the places of Jesus' earthly ministry.
This is Edersheim's classic, his most well-known, scholarly, yet exceedingly practical and highly readable book. What was it really like to live when Jesus lived? Alfred Edersheim will take you there, shedding light on the cities, towns, religious sects, political struggles, customs, and lifestyles of Jesus' day.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -1076) and indexes.
About the Author
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.
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