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Sketches of Jewish Social Life (La société juive à l'époque de Jésus-Christ)

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In this book, Dr. Alfred Edersheim, a Jewish scholar who converted to Christianity, leads us into the heart of Palestine. He brings us to life the time of the Savior and his Apostles by showing us the scenes and characters in the midst of which were fulfilled the events of which the New  Testament offers us the inimitable record.

Study this period attentively. and this work will leave an unshakeable conviction in your mind. You will understand, without compromising the respect which is due to him, that Jesus Christ was really of his time, and that the New Testament, in its narrations, in its language and in its allusions, is strictly faithful to the time and to the circumstances in which the events are placed before our eyes.

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Author

Alfred Edersheim (1825-1889) was born in Vienna. After his studies in Austria, he traveled to England where he converted to Christianity. At the age of twenty-one he was ordained a Presbyterian minister. In 1875 he became a member of the clergy of the Church of England. During the last years of his life, Alfred Edersheim taught at the University of Oxford. He died in 1889 in Menton, France.
Table of contents

1. Palestine eighteen centuries ago
2. Jews and Gentiles in “the land”
3. Galilee in the Time of the Lord
4. Travels in Palestine (Routes, Hotels). Hospitality. Toll employees, tax collectors.
5. In Judea
6. Dwellings of the Israelites
7. Education of the Jewish child
8. Objects of study. Instruction given to the domestic hearth. Education of women. Elementary schools.
9. The Israelites Mother, Daughter, Wife
10. Death and what follows it
11. Trades, traders, industrial associations.
12. From trade
13. The People and the Pharisees
14. “Fraternal Association” of the Pharisees.
15. Pharisees, Sadducees, Essenes. Their relationship with the Gospel.
16. Synagogues
17. Worship of the Synagogue
18. Theology of Judaism

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Details
Original title : Sketches of Jewish Social Life
Author : Alfred Edersheim
Publisher : Impact Héritage
Publication : January 2019
ISBN : 978-2-924773-26-0
Pages : 438
Dimensions : 5.5 "x 8.5"
Format : paperback
Weight : 515 g

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CHERISTOPHE BREGUHE
La société Juive à l'époque de Jésus-Christ

Très bon livre qui plonge le lecteur au cœur de la compréhension de l'histoire de l'évangile tel que vécu