Bible History is a fascinating study that gives incredible insights into the Old Testament. Alfred Edersheim removed layers of mystery, allowing readers to engage completely with the text. The readers are provided with a chronological history of the Jewish people resulting from his close examination of the books. The work is divided into seven volumes to make it easy for the reader to comprehend each significant period covered in the Old Testament. Edersheim's deep knowledge and understanding of Judaism are witnessed throughout the work. In addition, one can also notice his love for scripture and his desire for every Christian to learn and become familiar with the story of God's redeeming work in history.