Bible Characters: People From the New Testament (Christian Heritage Series)
Alexander Whyte's well researched compendium of biographies has been of great use to pastors, study group leaders and others for about 100 years. It is the most comprehensive, and most well respected, source of material for understanding the characters involved...
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Alexander Whyte's well researched compendium of biographies has been of great use to pastors, study group leaders and others for about 100 years. It is the most comprehensive, and most well respected, source of material for understanding the characters involved in the events of the Bible, ever published.
The material is here gathered into a handy hardback volume to continue its life of usefulness to the church today. Once you start dipping into Bible Characters the people in the New Testament will leap from the page as real people - making the Bible as relevant today as Jesus was to the people of his.
Edited by Geoffrey Stonier. John Brown (1722-1787) first produced his Bible dictionary in 1769. Two further editions in his lifetime remained in print for 100 years until 1869. Geoffrey Stonier has taken all of Brown's references to individuals from his dictionary to produce a new volume - Brown's Dictionary of Bible Characters. Brown was above all, a bible theologian, so this volume is eminiently Christ-centred, making it a useful resource for gospel preacher's. He has gathered all the significant Bible names, giving salient facts and providing many provocative thoughts by way of application. The range of characters is vast and sometimes surprising. Jesus obviously, is not missing but neither are characters like the anitchrist. Once you start to dig into these pages you will discover spark and fire - names previously skipped over develop special relevance. Brown's work demonstrates that we can miss priceless information that could make our knowledge of God's grace in redemption so mu
ALEXANDER WHYTE, Scottish divine, was born iný 1837, and educated at the University of Aberdeený and at New College, Edinburgh. He entered theý ministry of the Free Church of Scotland in 1866,ý and later served as colleague and successor to Dr.ý R. S. Candlish at Free St. George's. In 1909 he wasý appointed principal and professor of New Testamentý literature at New College, Edinburgh. Hisý other works include Bunyan Characters (1894) andý Lancelot Andrewes and his Private Devotions (1895).