Book Description: 1856. Contents: The Hebrew Commonwealth; Closing Scenes of the Jewish War of Independence; The Dispersed of Israel; Political and Religious State of the Jews after the Destruction of Jerusalem; Internal History of the Synagogue, from the return of the Captives to the Destruction of Jerusalem; History of the Synagogue, from the Destruction of Jerusalem to the Jewish War of Liberation; The last Jewish War under Bar Cochab; State of the Synagogue after the last Jewish War; Social Condition of Palestine; Progress of Arts and Sciences among the Hebrews; Theological Science and Religious Belief in Palestine; The Patriarchate under the last Pagan Emperors; and Extinction of the Patriarchate, and Final Dispersion of the Jews.
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.
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