Sketches of Jewish Social Life
in the Days of Christ


by Alfred Edersheim, D.D., PH.D. Biography of Edersheim
Author Of The Temple Its Ministry And Services As They Were At The Time Of Jesus Christ;
The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah; Sketches of Jewish Social Life in the Days of Christ;
Bible History, Old Testament, etc.

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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Sketches of Jewish Social Life, by Alfred Edersheim. Library Binding Updated edition (April 1995) Hendrickson Publishers, Inc.; ISBN: 1565631382