Sketches of Jewish Social Life
in the Days of Christ
byAlfred Edersheim, D.D., PH.D. Biography of Edersheim
Preface | 1. Palestine Eighteen Centuries Ago | 2. Jews and Gentiles in "the Land" | 3. In Galilee at the Time of our Lord | 4. Travelling in Palestine: Roads, Inns, Hospitality, Custom-House Officers, Taxation, Publicans | 5. In Judaea | 6. Jewish Homes | 7. The Upbringing of Jewish Children | 8. Subjects of Study. Home Education in Israel; Female Education. Schools and Schoolmasters. | 9. Mothers, Daughters, and Wives in Israel | 10. In Death and after Death | 11. Jewish Views on Trade, Tradesman, and Trades' Guilds | 12. Commerce | 13. Among the People, and with the Pharisees | 14. The "Fraternity" of Pharisees | 15. Relation of the Pharisees to the Sadducees and Essenes, and to the Gospel of Christ | 16. Synagogues: their Origin, Structure, and Outward Arrangements | 17. The Worship of the Synagogue | 18. Outline of Ancient Jewish Theological Literature | Appendix I. Translation of the Mishnic Tractate "Middoth" | Appendix II. Translation of Selections from the Babylon Talmud, Tractate "Berachoth"
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