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All the People in the Bible: An A-Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
"More than any other book, the Bible offers an amazing collection of fascinating characters ranging from the holiest of the holy to some of the most depraved scoundrels imaginable. Many are mentioned only in passing, yet history and archaeology can often fill in the blanks and flesh them out as exciting human beings. For this reason we have in many cases been able to tell ...more
Paperback, 592 pages
Published May 13th 2008 by Eerdmans
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A good comprehensive reference guide to the figures mentioned in the Bible, both the ones we’ve all heard about and the more obscure ones. It’s an intriguing book and a useful resource for any student of the Bible.
Dec 18, 2017 Trey Kennedy rated it really liked it
Note of disclosure, the author of this book was a predecessor of mine at a church I served in. That said, this is a fabulous resource for a quick reference into the history of Biblical characters. I used it often in seminary to help get my bearings. Usable by clergy and lay alike.