Bible History, Old Testament
by Alfred Edersheim

Hardcover, 1024 pages
Updated edition, April 1, 1995
Hendrickson Publishers
ISBN: 156563165X

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Book Description: In this enduring classic, Alfred Edersheim explores the broad sweep of Old Testament history. He brings to his work his immense learning and familiarity with Judaism, as well as his love for Scripture and his desire for every Christian to know and understand the story of God's redemptive work in history.

This new edition of Edersheim's classic features the following improvements:

  • Entirely reset in a modern and easy-to-read typeface
  • Complete and unabridged in one volume
  • Arabic numbers replace roman numerals
  • New maps to provide for richer understanding
"In writing it [Bible History: Old Testament] I have primarily had in view those who teach and those who learn, whether in the school or in the family. But my scope has also been wider. I have wished to furnish, what may be useful for reading in the family, what indeed may, in some measure, serve the place of a popular exposition of the sacred history. More than this, I hope it may likewise prove a book to put in the hands of students, to show them what the Bible really teaches." -Alfred Edersheim

About the Author: 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.

Our Review: We have several of Edersheim's books and refer to them often when studying Jewish customs and traditions. They are such treasure-troves of information that we have taken the time to type and reproduce them online. Please see our online books section.

 

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