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By Emil Schürer / T&T Clark / 1890
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This classic text has been a trusted source of Jewish history for over 100 years. This volume provides insight into the world in which Jesus and the apostolic fathers conducted their ministry.
NOTE: All errata noted in the printed edition have been fixed in the Logos edition, so the errata sections have been removed.
(Excerpted from Who's Who in Christian History)
SCHÜRER, EMIL (1844–1910)
German New Testament scholar
After studying at Erlangen, Berlin, Heidelberg, and Leipzig, Schürer lectured at Leipzig (1896–1878), Giessen (1878–1890), Kiel (1890–1895), and Göttingen (1895–1910). In 1876 he founded the journal Theologische Literaturzeitung and edited it for twenty–six years. He devoted his life to the study of Judaism around the beginning of the Christian era. Over the years he gradually expanded his handbook of New Testament history (1874) into a famous, massive, and standard five–volume treatise entitled A History of the Jewish People in the Time of Christ (1886–1890; English translation, 1890–1891). This monumental work covers the period from...175 B.C.–A.D. 135...from the political, social, religious, and literary viewpoints...