« 前へ次へ »
BY JOHN BAYFORD, ESQ. F. S. A.
SOLD BY JAMES DUNCAN, (LATE OGLE, DUNCAN, AND CO.)
37, PATERNOSTER ROW, AND 295, HOLBORN;
THE Missionary labours of Mr. Wolf have excited a very general interest. The account he gives of his many conversations with the Jews in different places, is curious and striking. He exhibits the Jewish character somewhat in a new light, in the relation he gives of their manners, their opinions, and their general habits of thinking. And he adds another testimony to this most important fact, that in the present day, Jews are every where found well disposed freely to discuss, and candidly to investigate the truth of the Christian religion.
The Journals of Mr. Wolf have been published from time to time in the Jewish Expositor, as they reached this country. They appear worthy of being collected into a volume ; and the Memoir of his former life, and of his conversion from Judaism, which, at the request of his friends, he wrote before he left England, naturally forms a preface to the Journal. In preparing them for the press, the Editor has interfered but little with the original