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Overview

Strengthen your reference library with 34 volumes from one of the most influential Bible scholars and editors of the early nineteenth century—James Hastings. This massive collection includes over 18,000 pages of scholarship from hundreds of expert contributors—definitions of people, places, and theological terms; examinations of essential doctrines and their applications; poetry and quotations from key thinkers; maps of biblical places, and study guides on notable individuals. Hastings’ compilations are marked by their engaging explanations, detailed cross-references, and helpful personal observations on Scripture, making these works as valuable today as when they were written.

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Key Features

  • Contains 34 volumes of works edited by James Hastings, including several Bible dictionaries
  • Features contributions from hundreds of authors and scholars
  • Studies biblical text from a variety of perspectives

Individual Titles

The Christian Doctrine of Prayer

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1915
  • Pages: 471

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

In this first volume, Hastings addresses the complicated issue of prayer. He explores the nature, principles, types, and value of prayer. Hastings also gives practical encouragement and advice for those beginning in prayer, as well as for seasoned prayers. Included are bibliographies, lists of books for further reading, examples, and a detailed table of contents.

The Christian Doctrine of Faith

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1919
  • Pages: 455

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Hastings brings together both the doctrine and practice of faith in this work. He recognizes the necessity as well as the difficulty of faith for Christians. He studies different topics such as range, faith in God, faith in humanity, degrees of faith, and faith in Christ as savior. Hastings offers practical guides and examples for pastors and those exploring the nature of faith.

The Christian Doctrine of Peace

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1922
  • Pages: 327

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Published posthumously, this resource on Christian peace was one of the last edited works of Hastings. He not only focuses what peace is for the Christian, but on social and culture peace as well. Hastings discusses peace with God, peace with man, peace of conscience, and the impact of war. Hastings includes bibliographies, examples, notes, and a detailed table of contents.

Dictionary of the Apostolic Church, Volume 1: Aaron–Lystra

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1916
  • Pages: 757

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

This first volume contains all information from Aaron to the city of Lystra. It includes a preface to the collection, as well as maps, bibliographies, and list of contributors.

Dictionary of the Apostolic Church, Volume 2: Macedonia–Zion

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1918
  • Pages: 749

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

This second volume covers topics from the city of Macedonia to a discussion of Zion. It also has maps, abbreviations, and list of contributors.

Greater Men and Women of the Bible, Volume 1: Adam–Joseph

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1913
  • Pages: 539

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

The first volume includes information on key Old Testament characters such as Adam, Eve, Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, and Jacob.

Table of Contents:

  • Abel
  • Abraham
  • Adam
  • Cain
  • Enoch
  • Esau
  • Eve
  • Isaac
  • Jacob
  • Joseph
  • Melchizedek
  • Noah
  • Rebekah
  • Sarah

Greater Men and Women of the Bible, Volume 2: Moses–Sampson

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1914
  • Pages: 537

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

This second volume covers Old Testament figures such as Joshua, Balaam, Gideon, and Moses.

Table of Contents:

  • Aaron
  • Achan
  • Balaam
  • Caleb
  • Deborah
  • Gideon
  • Jephthah and His Daughter
  • Joshua
  • Miriam
  • Moses
  • Samson

Greater Men and Women of the Bible, Volume 3: Ruth–Naaman

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1914
  • Pages: 519

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

This third volume contains accounts of Old Testament characters such as Abigail, Ahab, David, Jezebel, Solomon, and Ruth.

Table of Contents:

  • Abigail
  • Absalom
  • Ahab
  • David
  • Elijah
  • Elisha
  • Gehazi
  • Jeroboam
  • Jezebel
  • Joab
  • Jonathan
  • Naaman
  • Ruth
  • Samuel
  • Saul
  • Solomon

Greater Men and Women of the Bible, Volume 4: Hezekiah–Malachi

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1915
  • Pages: 587

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

The fourth volume contains summaries of many of the prophets from the Old Testament, such as Amos, Ezekiel, and Hosea.

Table of Contents:

  • Amos
  • Daniel
  • Esther
  • Ezekiel
  • Ezra
  • Habakkuk
  • Haggai
  • Hosea
  • Isaiah
  • Jeremiah
  • Job
  • Joel
  • Joel
  • Malachi
  • Micah
  • Nahum
  • Nehemiah
  • Obadiah
  • Zechariah
  • Zephaniah

Greater Men and Women of the Bible, Volume 5: Mary–Simon

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1915
  • Pages: 469

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

The fifth volume contains many of the figures from the Gospel accounts, including Matthew, Mary, Martha, Simon of Cyrene, and Thomas.

Table of Contents:

  • Andrew
  • Caiaphas
  • Herod Antipas
  • Herod the Great
  • James the Apostle
  • John the Baptist
  • Judas Iscariot
  • Martha and Mary
  • Mary Magdalene
  • Mary the Virgin
  • Matthew
  • Nathanael
  • Nicodemus
  • Philip
  • Simon of Cyrene
  • Thomas

Greater Men and Women of the Bible, Volume 6: St. Luke–Titus

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1916
  • Pages: 463

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The sixth volume covers most of the notable figures in the New Testament. Hastings provides background for over twenty individuals, including bibliography and list of authors consulted.

Table of Contents:

  • Agrippa
  • Ananias and Sapphira
  • Apollos
  • Barnabas
  • Bernice
  • Cornelius
  • Dorcas
  • Felix
  • Festus
  • Gallio
  • Gamaliel
  • James
  • John Mark
  • St. Luke
  • Lydia
  • Philemon
  • Phillip the Evangelist
  • Phoebe
  • Priscilla and Aquilla
  • Silas
  • Simon the Sorcerer
  • Stephen
  • Tertius
  • Timothy
  • Titus

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 1: Genesis to Numbers

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1911
  • Pages: 451

Topics Included

  • The Creation and the Creator
  • Let There Be Light
  • In the Image of God
  • Fellowship
  • The Conflict of the Ages
  • The Tree of Life
  • Am I My Brother’s Keeper?
  • Walking with God
  • The Rainbow
  • The Proving of Abraham
  • The Bartered Birthright
  • Jacob’s Vision
  • Spiritual Wrestling
  • Shiloh
  • The Burning Bush
  • The Eternal Name
  • Forward!
  • Life in God’s Presence
  • Unconscious Glory
  • The Continual Fire
  • The Scapegoat
  • Come with Us
  • Look and Live
  • The Death to Die
  • Sin the Detective

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 2: Deuteronomy to Esther

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1911
  • Pages: 544

Topics Included

  • Remember All the Way
  • The Good Will of a Lifetime
  • God Who Is Our Home
  • The Death and Burial of Moses
  • The Excellence of Things Ordinary
  • The Choice of a Master
  • As for Me and My House
  • The Sin of Meroz
  • Unconscious Loss
  • A Woman’s Choice
  • A Greeting in Harvest
  • The Call of Samuel
  • The Stone of Help
  • Friendship
  • Thou Art the Man
  • Repentance and Retribution
  • An Exceeding Bitter Cry
  • The Well By the Gate
  • Hewing and Building
  • Halting Between Two Opinions
  • A Still Small Voice
  • Naaman
  • The Visible and the Invisible
  • Knowledge and Service
  • Opportunity

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 3: Isaiah

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1910
  • Pages: 503

Topics Included

  • The Unnatural Children
  • Learning to Do Well
  • Reasoning with God
  • The Transformation of the Sword
  • The Making of a Missionary
  • The Gift of a Son
  • The Child as Leader
  • The Wells of Salvation
  • What of the Night?
  • In the Desert
  • The King and the Country
  • The Forerunner
  • God’s Waiting Ones
  • The Bruised Reed and the Smoking Flax
  • A Man of Sorrows
  • Vicarious Healing
  • Our Sin-Bearer
  • The Poor Man’s Market
  • Abundant Pardon
  • The Highest Is the Most Forgiving
  • God’s Double Dwelling-Place
  • Arise! Shine!
  • The Lord’s Sermon
  • The Lord’s Remembrances
  • The Angel of His Presence

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 4: Job to Psalm 23

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1913
  • Pages: 512

Topics Included

  • The Unselfishness of True Religion
  • The Deeps of God
  • Trust Inextinguishable
  • Life Beyond Death
  • I Know that my Redeemer Liveth
  • Acquaintance with God
  • Songs in the Night
  • The Treasuries of the Snow
  • Hearsay and Experience
  • The Man that Is Blessed
  • The Four Acts of Religion
  • Rest after Toil
  • The Greatness of Man
  • Knowing and Trusting
  • A Goodly Heritage
  • The Vision of God
  • God’s Gentleness and Man’s Greatness
  • The Perfect Law
  • Hidden Faults
  • The Ministry of Surprise
  • A Personal Providence
  • Rest, Refreshment, Restoration
  • Good Guidance
  • The Valley of the Shadow
  • Entertainment, Enjoyment, Enrichment
  • Pursuit and Permanence

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 5: Psalm 24 to Psalm 119

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1914
  • Pages: 456

Topics Included

  • The Secret of the Lord
  • Waiting Courageously
  • The Transience of Sorrow
  • Room to Live
  • The Beatitude of Forgiveness
  • The Guiding Eye
  • The Goodness of God
  • God of Nature and God of Grace
  • Life and Light
  • Delighting in the Lord
  • The Crowning of the Year
  • The Burden–Bearing God
  • A Sun and a Shield
  • The Home of the Soul
  • The Right Use of Time
  • God’s Inner Circle
  • Strength and Beauty
  • Light and Gladness
  • All His Benefits
  • The Day’s Work
  • Leanness of Soul
  • A Volunteer Army
  • The Brook in the Way
  • What Shall I Render?
  • The Day Which the Lord Made
  • The Clean Path
  • The Wondrous Law
  • Liberty in God’s Law

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 6: Psalm 120 to Song of Songs

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1914
  • Pages: 462

Topics Included

  • The Light of God’s Word
  • The Opening of God’s Word
  • Help From Beyond the Hills
  • Guardianship in Daily Life
  • The House of the Lord
  • Sowing in Tears, Reading in Joy
  • The Gifts of Sleep
  • De Profundis
  • The Encompassing God
  • The Searcher of Hearts
  • The Good Providence of God
  • Tenderness and Power
  • The Beginning of Wisdom
  • Trust in the Lord
  • The Two Paths
  • The Heart
  • The Winning of Souls
  • The Sovereignty of Providence
  • The Lamp of the Lord
  • the Training of Children
  • The Buying and Selling of the Truth
  • The Golden Mean
  • Eternity in the Heart
  • Do It Well and Do It Now
  • Giving and Receiving
  • After That the Judgment
  • Timely Remembrance
  • The Whole Duty of Man
  • Separated Lovers
  • Spring-Time
  • In Praise of Love

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 7: Jeremiah to Malachi

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1915
  • Pages: 511

Topics Included

  • The Fountain of Living Waters
  • The Old Paths
  • The Call of Life
  • The Pride of Jordan
  • Habit
  • The Marred Vessel
  • The Lord Our Righteousness
  • Everlasting Love
  • The New Covenant
  • The Discipline of Change
  • The Perfection of Sorrow
  • God and the Sinner
  • A New Heart
  • Life From the Dead
  • Open Windows
  • A Promised Inheritance
  • The Valley of Achor
  • The Blessing of the Dew
  • A Meeting with God
  • The Wideness of God’s Mercy
  • Life for God
  • Life By Faith
  • The City Without Walls
  • A Brand Plucked Out of the Fire
  • The Supremacy of the Spiritual
  • Contrition
  • The Fellowship of the Saints
  • Religious Conversation
  • A Peculiar Treasure

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 8: St. Matthew

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1914
  • Pages: 451

Topics Included

  • The Name of Jesus
  • The Magi
  • The Two Baptisms
  • A Question of Life
  • The First Beatitude
  • The Pure in Heart
  • The Salt of the Earth
  • A Conservative Reformer
  • The Lord’s Prayer
  • The First Things First
  • The Golden Rule
  • Choosing a Road
  • The Leper
  • The Physician
  • The Ministry of Small Things
  • The Great Invitation
  • Rest Under the Yoke
  • My Church
  • The Keys of the Kingdom
  • The Cost of Discipleship
  • The Transfiguration
  • Eternal Life
  • The Ministering Master
  • The Good and Faithful Servant
  • Unto Me
  • The Blood of the Covenant
  • Christ’s Parting Charge

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 9: St. Mark

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1910
  • Pages: 515

Topics Included

  • The Beginning of the Gospel
  • The Temptation
  • A Model Sermon
  • The Gift of the Sabbath
  • An Eternal Sin
  • Desire and Duty
  • The Carpenter
  • Retirement for Rest
  • Admiration or Adoration
  • A World for a Life
  • Faith and Doubt
  • The Little Children
  • One Thing Thou Lackest
  • Believe and Receive
  • The Two Commandments
  • Not Far from the Kingdom
  • All that She Had
  • A Ministering Woman and a Grateful Savior
  • When They had Sung a Hymn
  • The Prayer in Gethsemane
  • Watch and Pray
  • Bearing Christ’s Cross
  • Christ’s Commission to His Church
  • The Crowned Savior

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 10: St. Luke

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1913
  • Pages: 481

Topics Included

  • No Room
  • Good Tidings of Great Joy
  • The Song of the Heavenly Host
  • A Touchstone of Character
  • The Growth of the Child Jesus
  • Always at Home
  • Always at Work
  • The Baptism of Jesus
  • Prayer and Choice
  • Forgiveness
  • The Good Samaritan
  • The One Thing Needful
  • The Gift of the Holy Spirit
  • A Man’s True Life
  • The Narrow Door
  • The Return to the Father
  • Faithfulness in Little Things
  • Ingratitude
  • The Coming of the Kingdom
  • The Kingdom that Is Within
  • Cur Deus Homo
  • The Impenitent City
  • The Winning of the Soul
  • In Remembrance
  • Sifted as Wheat
  • An Open Bible and a Burning Heart

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 11: St. John 1–12

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1912
  • Pages: 508

Topics Included

  • The Word
  • The Incarnation of the Word
  • The Lamb of God
  • Personal Service
  • The First Sign
  • A New Beginning
  • The Amazing Gift of Love
  • No More Thirst
  • True Worship
  • Christ’s Doctrine of Election
  • To Whom shall We Go?
  • The Will to Know
  • Living Water
  • The Light of the World
  • Truth and Freedom
  • The Sinlessness of Christ
  • A Time to Work
  • The Greatest Thing in the World
  • The Good Shepherd
  • The Resurrection and the Life
  • The Tears of Jesus
  • Fruitfulness through Death

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 12: St. John 13–21

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1912
  • Pages: 458

Topics Included

  • The Love of Jesus for His Own
  • Regeneration and Renewal
  • The New Commandment
  • The Secret of the Untroubled Heart
  • The House of Many Mansions
  • The Reliability of the Redeemer
  • The Preparation and the Reception
  • The Way, the Truth, the Life
  • The Giving of the Comforter
  • Where He Delights to Dwell
  • Christ’s Gift of Peace
  • The True Vine
  • An Expedient Departure
  • The Spirit and the World
  • The Day of Knowledge and Power
  • Life in the Knowledge of God
  • Environment and Character
  • The Master’s Consecration
  • The Kingdom of Truth
  • The Savior’s Easter Greeting
  • Christ’s Mission and Cues
  • My Lord and My God
  • Believing Without Seeing
  • The Chief Purpose of the Gospel
  • Love and Service
  • The Individuality of Duty

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 13: Acts to Romans 1–8

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1911
  • Pages: 507

Topics Included

  • Power for Witness
  • Whitsun Day
  • Apostolic Christianity
  • The Saving Name
  • Faithful unto Death
  • Why Persecutest Thou Me?
  • Come Over and Help Us
  • What Must I Do to Be Saved
  • An Unknown God
  • The Beatitude of the Giver
  • The Lash of the Law
  • Visions and Obedience
  • Not Ashamed of the Gospel
  • Justification
  • The Harvest of the Justified
  • God’s Own Love A Good Reckoning
  • The Wages and the Gift
  • Law or Love
  • The Carnal and the Spiritual
  • The Owner’s Mark
  • The Resurrection of the Body
  • The Leading of the Spirit
  • The Spirit of a Son
  • The Assurance of Sonship
  • Joint-Hexes with Christ

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 14: Romans 9 to 16

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1911
  • Pages: 471

Topics Included

  • Another Good Reckoning
  • An Expectant Creation
  • The Saving Grace of Hope
  • How to Pray as We Ought
  • Love’s Prosperity
  • The Inclusive Gift
  • No Case
  • An Inseparable Love
  • Anathema From Christ
  • The Heart and the Mouth
  • The Body for God
  • In Fashion or In Favor
  • Business
  • Outward, Inward, Christward
  • For the Battle
  • The Polemics of Christianity
  • Debt
  • Love and the Law
  • Reading for the Dawning
  • Eternally the Lord’s
  • Our Accountability
  • A Definition of the Kingdom
  • The Privilege of the Strong

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 15: I Corinthians

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1913
  • Pages: 516

Topics Included

  • The Power and the Wisdom of God
  • The Sum of Saving Knowledge
  • Things Prepared for Love
  • God’s Fellow-Workers
  • The Teacher’s Great Text
  • Yet Possessing All Things
  • Our Three Judges
  • Judging Prematurely
  • For the Feast
  • The Body for God
  • Spiritual Detachment
  • Adaptability
  • For the Crown
  • Trust in God and Do the Right Thing
  • Man’s Chief End
  • Proclaiming the Lord’s Death
  • The One Thing Needful
  • The Partial and the Perfect
  • These Three
  • The Resurrection from the Dead
  • The Christian Knight

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 16: II Corinthians and Galatians

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1912
  • Pages: 494

Topics Included

  • Comfort
  • The Yea and the Amen
  • The Triumph of the Vanquished
  • The Liberty of the Spirit
  • Transformed by Beholding
  • An Eternal Weight of Glory
  • The Seen and the Unseen
  • Walking by Faith
  • The Constraint of Love
  • In Christ a New Creation
  • The New and the Old
  • Ambassadors for Christ
  • The Sinless Made Sin
  • Sorrow
  • The Liberality of Christ
  • The Captivity of Thought
  • Power in Weakness
  • The Apostolic Benediction
  • The Inner Revelation
  • The Spiritual Life
  • The Mission of the Son
  • True Religion
  • The Fruit of the Spirit
  • Burdens
  • Sowing and Reaping
  • Weariness in Well-Doing
  • Glorying in the Cross
  • The Marks of Jesus

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 17: Ephesians to Colossians

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1913
  • Pages: 536

Topics Included

  • The Church
  • Salvation the Gift of God
  • God’s Workmanship
  • The Commonwealth of Christ
  • Spiritual Architecture
  • The Father and the Families
  • Power and the Inward Man
  • Christ in the Heart
  • Our High Calling
  • Grieving the Spirit
  • The Fruit of the Light
  • The Purchase of Opportunity
  • St Paul’s Ruling Passion
  • Work Out Your Own Salvation
  • The Excellent Exchange
  • The Power of His Resurrection
  • Pressing On
  • Citizenship in Heaven
  • Christian Joy
  • The Antidote to Anxiety
  • Christ in You the Hope of Glory
  • Complete in Christ
  • Risen with Christ
  • The Hidden Life
  • The Indwelling Word

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 18: Thessalonians to Hebrews

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1914
  • Pages: 489

Topics Included

  • Asleep in Jesus
  • Ceaseless Prayer
  • Proving and Holding Fast
  • A Prayer for Sanctity
  • Prayer and Progress
  • A Faithful Saying
  • The Mystery of Godliness
  • The Value of Godliness
  • The Love of Money
  • Life and Immortality
  • The Practice of Assurance
  • The Use of Scripture
  • The Crown of Righteousness
  • Saving and Instructing Grace
  • Progressive Revelation
  • The Crowned Christ
  • Perfect through Sufferings
  • The Sabbath Rest
  • The Throne of Grace
  • Salvation to the Uttermost
  • The Cleansing of the Conscience
  • The Way of Access
  • Faith
  • The Choice of Moses
  • Seeing the Invisible
  • The Race Set before Us
  • The Unchanging Christ

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 19: James to Jude

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1912
  • Pages: 433

Topics Included

  • The Good Gifts of the Father
  • The Prater of a Righteous Man
  • A Living Hope
  • Love and Joy in Believing
  • The Temple of Living Stones
  • A Propitiation and a Pattern
  • The Ethics of the Atonement
  • Depths of Mercy
  • Human Anxiety and Divine Care
  • The Unfolding of Character
  • Growth
  • Fellowship in the Light
  • Righteous Forgiveness
  • An Advocate with the Father
  • The Love that Confers Sonship
  • What We Are and What We Shall
  • The Power of the Christian Hope
  • The Bond of Brotherhood
  • God
  • Love Casting Out Fear
  • The Ray and the Reflection
  • Victory over the World
  • The Peril of Idolatry
  • Self-Keeping

The Great Texts of the Bible, Volume 20: Revelation

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1915
  • Pages: 426

Topics Included

  • Redeeming Love
  • The Second Advent
  • The Lord’s Day
  • Fear Not
  • The Tree of Life
  • Fidelity and Its Reward
  • Victory and Intimacy
  • A Dead and Alive Church
  • The Waiting Guest
  • An Opened Book and a New Song
  • The Redeemed
  • The Noble Army of Martyrs
  • The Lamb as a Shepherd
  • The Kingdom of our Lord
  • The Dead in Christ
  • The Marriage Supper of the Lamb
  • The Opening of the Books
  • A New Heaven and a New Earth
  • No More Sea
  • God’s New World
  • The Citizens of the City
  • The Perfect Life
  • The Alpha and the Omega
  • The Privileges of the Blessed
  • Christ’s Witness to Himself
  • Come

Dictionary of the Bible

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1909
  • Pages: 1,023

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This classic reference book has been a standard for the past 100 years among scholars and laity alike. James Hastings, one of the most influential Bible scholars and editors of the early 19th century, assembled this massive dictionary of all Biblical terms in 1909. Written by over 75 Biblical experts and pastors, each entry has an in-depth explanation, summary, cross-references, and contributor. This edition also has a list of abbreviations, maps, and a pronunciation guide. Hasting’s one volume Dictionary of the Bible is not simply an abridged or condensed version of his 5-volume work. It is an entirely separate work.

A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels, Volume 1: Aaron–Knowledge

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1906
  • Pages: 970

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This classic work is a comprehensive study on the life of Christ, including every reference to His life and teaching. A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels also includes extensive entries on the four Gospels. Biblical expert and editor James Hastings compiled over nineteen hundred pages of notes from over one hundred international contributors and scholars. Although this is a massive and scholarly work, it is also highly readable and helpful for a variety of readers. Each item contains detailed yet concise information, along with the author’s name.

A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels, Volume 2: Labour–Zion

  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1906
  • Pages: 935

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This classic work is a comprehensive study on the life of Christ, including every reference to His life and teaching. A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels also includes extensive entries on the four Gospels. Biblical expert and editor James Hastings compiled over nineteen hundred pages of notes from over one hundred international contributors and scholars. Although this is a massive and scholarly work, it is also highly readable and helpful for a variety of readers. Each item contains detailed yet concise information, along with the author’s name.

Product Details

  • Title: James Hastings Reference Collection
  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Volumes: 34
  • Pages: 18,525

About James Hastings

James Hastings was born in 1852 in Scotland. He was a Presbyterian minister and theologian. Hastings was the editor of many Biblical works, including: Dictionary of the Bible, The Greater Men and Women of the Bible, Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics, and The Great Texts of the Bible. He died in 1922.

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