This is a classic account of all the key figures in the Bible, compiled by the great Bible editor, James Hastings. First published in 1913, The Greater Men and Women of the Bible is an essential sermon or study guide to the notable individuals of the Scriptures. For over 100 characters such as David, Moses, Jezebel, Habakkuk, Matthew, Herod the Great, and Paul, Hastings provides biography, historical context, and theological significance. He also includes a list of consulted sources for each biblical figure. Hastings also incorporates popular poems and quotes from prominent authors of his day, drawing connections between historical figures and present-day concerns.
Containing over 3000 pages of notes and summaries, The Greater Men and Women of the Bible is perfect for gaining a thorough understanding of the major figures of the Scriptures, whether you’re a pastor, student, or a general reader of the Bible. With the Logos edition of this collection, you can study the characters of the Bible right alongside all your other resources.
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.