Alfred Edersheim was an evangelical Anglican biblical scholar and expert on the Greek Old Testament.
A Jewish Christian, he was perhaps the foremost authority of his time on Judaism in the time of the New Testament. He was critical of scholars' tendency to reject Moses' authorship of the Pentateuch, and described liberal trends in biblical scholarship as fraud that shook "the whole basis of our religion.
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Sketches of Jewish Social Life - Table of Contents
The object of this volume is kindred to that of my previous book on The Temple, its Ministry and Services as they were at the Time of Jesus Christ. In both I have wished to transport the reader into the land of Palestine at the time of our Lord and of His apostles, and to show him, so far as lay within the scope of each book, as it were, the scene ...read
The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah - Table of Contents
PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION
In presenting these volumes to the reader, I must offer an explanation, - though I would fain hope that such may not be absolutely necessary. The title of this book must not be understood as implying any pretence on my part to write a Life of Christ' in the strict sense. To take the lowest view, the materials for it do ...read
The Temple--Its Ministry and Services - Table of Contents
It has been my wish in this book, to take the reader back nineteen centuries; to show him Jerusalem as it was, when our Lord passed through its streets, and the Sanctuary, when He taught in its porches and courts; to portray, not only the appearance and structure of the Temple, but to describe its ordinances and worshippers, the ministry of its pri ...read