Unique and intriguing, Famous but Nameless focuses on the Bible's anonymous supporting cast, highlighting important character strengths expressed in their words and deeds.
Author Mark Hendrickson's studies of lesser-known individuals from the Old and New Testaments offer tales rich with lessons that can instruct, inspire, or guide. Optional questions for discussion follow each story, suitable for Sunday school classes, Bible study groups, or personal reflection.
Including figures as diverse as Samson's mother, the crew on Jonah's boat, Pilate's wife, and Paul's jailer, this collection revisits forty-five Bible episodes from a fresh, insightful perspective. Although written from a Christian perspective, Famous but Nameless highlights character attributes that anyone can admire. "What a great expression of love! [It] will bring blessings to each one who reads it." Rev. Larry Bernard, OFM "... inspiring stories with lessons in moral character to teach our children." Cheri Hollenbaugh, veteran home-schooling mom. "...understandable...engaging ...Mark has lifted up the unnamed of long ago and in so doing helps to lift us up as well." Rev. Dr. Gary F. Lewis