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This edition of Edersheim's classic has been entirely reset in a modern and easy-to-read typeface, is complete and unabridged in one volume, features Arabic numbers replace roman numerals, and new maps to provide for richer understanding.
Number of Pages: 1442
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: 1994
Availability: In Stock
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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 (182589) 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.
minime10031Age: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Just what I was looking forSeptember 22, 2012minime10031Age: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book is a great resource book to anyone interested in the OT and building their library. It was /is easy to read understand I would whole heart idly recommend to all. I need for school and the author even gives me a bit of history and culture a real help.
Ron ThomasSullivan ILAge: 45-54Gender: male4 Stars Out Of 5February 2, 2010Ron ThomasSullivan ILAge: 45-54Gender: maleA good book and one that I can easily recommend. In 1992 I read the book while in S. Arabia; it was there that I recognized its value. It is not a critical work, but very useful.
James Henderson5 Stars Out Of 5March 17, 2009James HendersonAn excellent history from Adam to the Babylonian capitivity. It is broken into many different and small chapters, rather then just a few very large ones. As a result, searching for a particular period is easy to find. This is not a book of doctrine but is a history book only. I highly recommend this work for anyone that wants to know more about Old Testament history.
Esther Marie Lawrence5 Stars Out Of 5June 6, 2008Esther Marie LawrenceThis book is fascinating and well worth purchasing. I found insight and information here that I had not seen in any other commentary.The chapters are well organized and it was easy to find the specific sections I was interested in. I haven't had time to read it cover to cover, but I certainly will at some point. I'm just a lay person doing research, by the way. You don't have to be a scholar or a pastor to benefit from this work.
William Guthrie5 Stars Out Of 5December 28, 2007William GuthrieExcellent work. I recommend it to any serious student of Old Testament studies.This is a valuable tool for study, teaching, or preaching.
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