The third volume provides an analysis of the New Testament as a whole, and Lightfoot pays special attention to the context, history, and construction of the New Testament. He goes into detail on the lives and influence of the apostles and other authors of the New Testament. Lightfoot also comments on the fall of Jerusalem. Included are four Latin tracts on various Scripture passages.
- Dedication to Oliver Cromwell
- Includes indexes
- All Scripture references are linked to original language texts and English translations
- Title: The Whole Works of the Rev. John Lightfoot, vol. 3
- Author: John Lightfoot
- Publisher: J. F. Dove
- Publication Date: 1822
- Pages: 459
About John Lightfoot
John Lightfoot (1602–1675) was born in England, the son of a clergyman. Lightfoot was a brilliant academic, educated at Cambridge. He followed in his father’s footsteps as a minister. Lightfoot also was a prolific writer, known for his work on the date of Creation.