SKETCHES OF JEWISH SOCIAL LIFE
Alfred Edersheim
1876

 

Table of Contents:

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

 

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