Synopses & Reviews
An extensive reference book that explains all the major characters of the Bible, in Bible-book order
In this comprehensive guide to Bible characters, major figures such as Abraham or Paul have a full two-page spread whereas minor have a quarter page or a few lines, depending on their significance. Bible references are given at the end of each entry and the book includes various articles on groups of people featured in the Bible, such as the prophets. Where the Bible is quoted, the text uses the Today's New International Version. Books are grouped as follows: first five books, history books, wisdom books, prophets, the gospels, Acts, letters, and Revelation.
About the Author
Martin Manser is a reference book editor and a language trainer and consultant. He is editor of Best Loved Hymns, Poems & Readings; Best Loved Prayers & Words of Wisdom; Christian Christian Names; Collins Dictionary for Writers and Editors; A Treasury of Psalms; and The Ultimate Bible Fact & Quiz Book, among others. Debra Reid is the author of The Tyndale Old Testament Commentary on Esther.