The Temple (2nd Edition)
Edersheim's encyclopaedic familiarity with ancient Jewish sources makes this the definitive study of the great Herodian Temple of Jerusalem in the time of Jesus. Edersheim covers all ritual activity conducted in the Temple, and relates the spiritual significance of every...
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Edersheim's encyclopaedic familiarity with ancient Jewish sources makes this the definitive study of the great Herodian Temple of Jerusalem in the time of Jesus. Edersheim covers all ritual activity conducted in the Temple, and relates the spiritual significance of every detail.
(Introduction by John J. Bimson The classic work on the ministry of the first-century temple--now reset and expanded with full-color photographs, maps, and charts.
This updated edition has been newly typeset in an easy-to-read, modern typeface. Now it is easier and more enjoyable than ever before to read, study, and consult this classic work.^^Citations from Scripture, rabbinic sources, and the works of Philo and Josephus enhance the reader's understanding of the temple, kits sacrifices, ministry, personnel, and services. These materials complement Edersheim's discussion, clarify difficult passages, and illumine the reader as to the true, spiritual meaning of the temple and its services. This edition brings a wealth of information together in the margins, providing a unique entree into the primary sources of the ancient world.^^Jerusalem, the temple, priests, and worshippers all come alive through Edersheim's prose as well as through the more than 75 illustrations, charts, photos, and drawings. Enhanced both aesthetically and practically, this edition of The Temple has no rival.^^Edersheim's deep devotion to the authority of the Scriptures, his ability to make the Scriptures come alive in their ancient context, and his encyclopedic familiarity with ancient Jewish sources all enrich this classic and timeless work.^
Alfred Edersheim (1825-1889) nacio de padres judios en Viena, Austria. Despues de estudiar en las universidades de Viena, Edimbrgo y Berlin, se hizo ministro presbiteriano y trabajo como misionera en la comunidad judia de Jassy, Rumania. Otra de sus obras clasicas conocidas es "La vida y los tiempos de Jesus el Mesias". ý Alfred Edersheim (1825-1889) was born of Jewish parents in Vienna, Austria. After studying at the universities of Vienna, Edinburgh, and Berlin, he entered the Presbyterian ministry and served as a missionary to the Jewish people in Jassy, Romania. His other works include t