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    DescriptionOne of the best known and most important references on the life of Christ ever written, Alfred Edersheim's The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah is a storehouse of information on the background of the New Testament. This classic work successfully portrays the streets, the marketplaces, the religious conflicts, the people, and the places of Jesus' earthly ministry.Edersheim divides his work into five sections, or books: - Book 1--The Preparation for the GospelIntroductory historical, religious, political, and cultural material based on the author's extensive knowledge of Jewish lore and customs.- Book 2--From Bethlehem to JordanThe background of Herod and his reign, St. John the Baptist and his message, and the birth and baptism of Jesus.- Book 3--From Jordan to the Mount of TransfigurationThirty-seven chapters explore the miracles and teachings of Jesus' early ministry.- Book 4--The Descent into the Valley of HumiliationA history of the latter part of Jesus' ministry from the Transfiguration to the journey to Jerusalem.- Book 5--The Cross and the CrownA chronicle of each day of Passion Week, from Palm Sunday to the Resurrection.- AppendicesValuable background material on Jewish history, tradition, and law


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    Title
    The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alfred Edersheim
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 1109
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 51 mm
    Weight: 1,383 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780943575834
    ISBN 10: 0943575834
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST, THEO/EVANGE
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    DC21: 232.901
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.3
    BIC subject category V2: HRCM
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14100
    ECPA Christian Book Category: BSTBNTJST
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: EV082
    Ingram Theme: APPR/HOMSCH, TOPC/HOMSCH
    Ingram Subject Code: RF
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: I-RF
    BISAC V2.8: REL067040
    B&T Approval Code: A13603200
    DC22: 232.901
    BISAC V2.8: REL006710, REL054000, REL006220
    LC classification: BT301 .E3 1993, BT301.E3 1
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVG, GBC, QRVC, NK, QRA
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    maps
    Publisher
    Hendrickson Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    Hendrickson Publishers Inc
    Publication date
    21 February 1994
    Publication City/Country
    Massachusetts
    Author Information
    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."
    Review quote
    Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.