A History of the Jewish People in the Time of Jesus Christ, Volume 1

Front Cover
T. & T. Clark, 1885 - Bible
81 Reviews

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
54
4 stars
17
3 stars
6
2 stars
3
1 star
1

Excellent work , scholarship by Schurer. - Christianbook.com
This is an excellent reference work. - Christianbook.com
Very difficult to glean insight from this book. - Christianbook.com
For serious research by both scholars and pastors. - Christianbook.com

Review: A History of the Jewish People in the Time of Jesus Christ

User Review  - ssgcarter - Christianbook.com

I initially purchased this set for reference only, but as I browse through the first book I intend on reading and studying the entire set. I am really interested in church history and books like this ... Read full review

Review: A History of the Jewish People in the Time of Jesus Christ

User Review  - otis - Christianbook.com

Has a lot of useful information, when cross referenced with other materials. It especially seems it was designed this way with the first volume being a reference source to other materials Read full review

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 317 - But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments, and love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets, and to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi.
Page 387 - Prophecies and the Prophetic Spirit in the Christian Era : an Historical Essay. By John J. Ign. von Dollinger. Translated, with Introduction, Notes, and Appendices, by Alfred Plummer, MA, Fellow and Tutor of Trinity College, Oxford.
Page 382 - AMERICAN PRESBYTERIANISM. Its Origin and Early History, together with an Appendix of Letters and Documents, many of which have recently been discovered, izmo, with maps.
Page 352 - He used to say , be not like servants who serve their master, for the sake of receiving a reward...
Page 3 - Judaea, which was bounded on the north by Samaria, on the east by the Jordan and the Dead Sea, on the west by the district of the Philistine-Hellenistic cities, on the south by Arabia Petraea.
Page 384 - In no other single work of Its kind with which I am acquainted will students and general readers find so much to Instruct and Interest them.
Page 381 - The Didache and Kindred Documents in the Original, with Translations and Discussions of Post-Apostolic Teaching, Baptism, Worship, and Discipline, and with Illustrations and Fac-Similes of the Jerusalem Manuscript. BY PHILIP SCHAFF, DD, LL.D., PROFESSOR IN UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, NEW YORK. ' The best work on the Didachfc which has yet appeared.
Page 87 - Divus Vespasianus Caesarienses colonos fecit, non adjecto ut et « juris italici essent ; sed tributum his remisit capitis ; sed divus Titus etiam solum « immune factura interpretatus est.
Page 383 - Dr. Candlish has in the present volume given evidence of great freshness of thought, broad mental grasp, careful scholarship. and keen logical acumen, lighted up by imaginative beauty, and quickened by fervent emotion. . . . Its historical review is clear, succinct, and comprehensive; its hermeneutics are sound and judicious; its theology is evangelical; its tone is healthy and inspiring; and altogether, it is a volume which is sure to become a classic.
Page 161 - TroXet? in the strict sense of the word, that is to say, they were not civic communities with a Hellenistic constitution ; while it was only in deference to Jewish and popular usage that they were spoken of as

Bibliographic information