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Peculiar treasures : a biblical who's who

Author: Frederick Buechner
Publisher: San Francisco : Harper & Row, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Brings the Bible's holiest and most profane characters and shows them as human beings. Each character has much to tell us, not only about themselves but also about the God they either worshipped or railed against (or both).
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Buechner, Frederick, 1926-
Peculiar treasures.
San Francisco : Harper & Row, ©1979
(OCoLC)637031193
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Buechner
ISBN: 006061157X 9780060611576
OCLC Number: 4494927
Description: 181 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Aaron --
Abel (see Cain) --
Abishag --
Abraham --
Absalom --
Adam --
Agag --
Agrippa --
Ahab --
Ahasuerus (see Xerxes) --
Amos --
Ananias --
Balaam --
Barabbas --
Bathsheba --
Belshazzar --
Boaz (see Ruth) --
Caesar Augustus --
Caiaphas --
Cain --
Daniel --
David --
Deborah --
Delilah --
Dinah --
Elijah --
Elisha --
Esau --
Esther (see Xerxes) --
Ethiopian Eunuch --
Eutychus --
Eve --
Ezekiel --
Felix --
Gabriel --
Gehazi (see Naaman) --
Gideon --
Goliath --
Gomer --
Hagar --
Ham --
Haman (see Xerxes) --
Herod Antipas --
Herod the Great --
Hiram --
Holofernes (see Judith) --
Hosea (see Gomer) --
Isaac --
Isaiah --
Jacob --
Jael --
Jeremiah --
Jesus --
Jezebel (see Ahab, Elijah) --
Job --
John the Baptist --
John the Evangelist --
Jonah --
Jonathan --
Joseph and his brethren --
Joseph of Arimathea --
Joseph the husband of Mary --
Joshua --
Judas. Judith --
Koheleth --
Korah --
Laban (see Jacob, Rachel) --
Lazarus --
Leah (see Rachel) --
Lot --
Lucifer --
Luke --
Mark --
Mary --
Mary Magdalene --
Matthew --
Mephibosheth --
Micah --
Mordecai (see Xerxes) --
Moses --
Naaman --
Naomi (see Ruth) --
Nathan --
Nathaniel --
Nebuchadnezzar --
Nehemiah --
Nicodemus --
Noah --
Onan --
Onesimus --
Paul --
Peter --
Philemon (see Onesimus) --
Philip (see Ethiopian Eunich, Nathaniel, Simon Magus) --
Pilate --
Queen of Sheba --
Quirinius --
Rachel --
Rahab --
Rebecca --
Ruth --
Salome --
Samson (see Delilah) --
Samuel --
Sapphira (see Ananias) --
Sarah --
Saul --
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego (see Nebuchadnezzar) --
Simeon --
Simon Magnus --
Solomon --
Stephen --
Susanna --
Thomas --
Tobias --
Uriah the Hittite --
Vashti --
Whale --
Wise men --
Witch of Endor --
Xerxes --
Yahweh --
Zaccheus.
Responsibility: Frederick Buechner ; with ill. by Katherine A. Buechner.

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Brings the Bible's holiest and most profane characters and shows them as human beings. Each character has much to tell us, not only about themselves but also about the God they either worshipped or railed against (or both).

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