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A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels (2 vols.)
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A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels (2 vols.)

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T&T Clark, Charles Scribner’s Sons 1906

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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 (2 Vols.) 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.

This collection is perfect for pastors and teachers, focusing on context, exposition, history, and cross–references. It includes both word and phrasal meanings from throughout the New Testament.

Key Features

  • Commentary and explanation from over one hundred contributors
  • Academic yet readable descriptions of key Biblical terms
  • Compilation from one of the premier Biblical editors from the twentieth century

From the Print Edition

. . . the Gospels are the main source of our knowledge of Christ, and it will be found that the contents of the Gospels, especially their spiritual contents, have never before been so thoroughly investigated and set forth.

—James Hastings, Editor

Individual Titles

Volume 1: Aaron–Knowledge

  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1906
  • Pages: 970

Volume 2: Labour–Zion

  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1906
  • Pages: 935

Product Details

  • Title: Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels (2 Vols.)
  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1906
  • Volumes: 2
  • Pages: 1,905

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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