Everyman's Talmud
By Abraham Cohen. The finest one-volume "Reader's Digest" explanation of rabbinical literature in print. If you want to know what the Jews of Jesus' day believed about the Messiah and His Kingdom, this is the place. Superb source for background information about the culture, language, history and politics of Judaism in the first century. Sheds much light on the Temple, sacrifices, and festivals of the Old Testament. Every Bible student should have one of these in his library! 405 pp pb