B.C. (Before Christ)
Sketches of Jewish Social Life
In this one volume work, Edersheim sketches Jewish life and culture as it was in the time of the Old and New Testament. Touching on subjects including death, child rearing and worship of the synagogue; No area of the Jewish culture is left unexposed.
Chapter 1 Palestine Eighteen Centuries Ago
Chapter 2 Jews and Gentiles in "The Land"
Chapter 3 In Galilee at the time of our Lord
Chapter 4 Travelling in Palestine - Roads, Inns, Hospitality, Custom - House Officers, Taxation, Publicans
Chapter 5 In Judaea
Chapter 6 Jewish Homes
Chapter 7 The Upbringing of Jewish Children
Chapter 8 Subjects of Study - Home Education in Israel; Female Education - Elementary Schools, Schoolmasters, and School Arrangements.
Chapter 9 Mothers, Daughters, and Wives in Israel
Chapter 10 In Death and After Death
Chapter 11 Jewish Views on Trade, Tradesmen, and Trades' Guilds
Chapter 12 Commerce
Chapter 13 Among the People, and with the Pharisees
Chapter 14 The "Fraternity" of Pharisees
Chapter 15 Relation of the Pharisees to the Sadducees and Essenes, and to the Gospel of Christ
Chapter 16 Synagogues: Their Origin, Structure and Outward Arrangements
Chapter 17 The Worship of the Synagogue
Chapter 18 Brief Outline of Ancient Jewish Theological Literature