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.
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.