In this classic work, Alfred Edersheim (1825 –1889) provides a glimpse into the life, customs and traditions of everyday Jewish life of the first century. Edersheim himself was a Messianic Jew and gives great insights from historical sources, Jewish tradition and teaching. He was a well-known pastor and scholar, ministering in Scotland and England. He is also famous for his books “The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah” and “The Temple, Its Ministry and Services.”
• 19 chapters that cover a wide variety of topics such as: Jewish Land, Upbringing of children, Education, Women, Death, Trade and Commerce, Pharisees, Sadducees, Synagogues, etc.
** Now also available in the "Alfred Edersheim Collection, 3-in-1: Sketches, The Temple, Jesus the Messiah **