In a fascinating look at real people, J Stafford Wright shows his love and scholarly knowledge of the Bible as he brings the characters from its pages to life in a memorable way. ... Read this book through from A to Z, like any other title. ... Dip in and discover who was who in personal Bible study. ... Check the names when preparing a talk or sermon. The good, the bad, the beautiful and the ugly - no one is spared. This is a book for everyone who wants to get to grips with the reality that is in the pages of the Bible, the Word of God. With the names arranged in alphabetical order, the Old and New Testament characters are clearly identified so that the reader is able to explore either the Old or New Testament people on the first reading, and the other Testament on the second. Those wanting to become more familiar with the Bible will find this is a great introduction to the people inhabiting the best selling book in the world; and those who can quote chapter and verse will find everyone suddenly becomes much more real - because these people are real. This is a book to keep handy and refer to frequently while reading the Bible. J Stafford Wright was a respected theologian and author, and former Principal of Tyndale Hall Theological College, Bristol. "For students of my generation the name Stafford Wright was associated with the spiritual giants of his generation. Scholarship and integrity were the hallmarks of his biblical teaching. He taught us the faith and inspired our discipleship of Christ. To God be the Glory." The Rt. Rev. James Jones, Bishop of Liverpool "This is a lively, well-informed study of some great Bible characters." Professor Gordon Wenham MA PhD. Tutor in Old Testament at Trinity College Bristol and Emeritus Professor of Old Testament at the University of Gloucestershire. n
Bible People Real People by J. Stafford Wright was published by White Tree Publishing in October 2011 and is our 32761st best seller. The ISBN for Bible People Real People is 9780952595656.