Milligan Men of the Bible Lesser-Known is a composit work by various authors on the minor or lesser known Bible characters.
Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known Characters
by George Milligan, D.D. 1904
J. G. Greenhough, M.a.
Alfred Rowland, D.D., Ll.B.
Principal Walter F. Adeney, D.D.
J. Morgan Gibbon.
H. Elvet Lewis.
Principal D. Rowlands, B.a.
W. J. Townsend, D.D.
Contents of Milligan Men of the Bible Lesser-Known
1. Enoch by W. J. Townsend, D.D.
2. Eldad and Medadby Alfred Rowland, D.D., Ll.B.
3. Barzillai by George Milligan, D.D.
4. Adonijah by Alfred Rowland, D.D., Ll.B.
5. Hiramby W. J. Townsend, D.D.
6. Jeroboam by Alfred Rowland, D.D., Ll.B.
7. Asaby Alfred Rowland, D.D., Ll.B.
8. Ahaziah by J. G. Greenhough, M.A.
9. Gehazi by J. Morgan Gibbon
10. Hazael by J. G. Greenhough, M.Aa.
11. Manasseh by J. G. Greenhough, M.A.
12. Amaziah by J. G. Greenhough, M.A.
13. Jabez by J. G. Greenhough, M.A.
14. Simeon by H. Elvet Lewis
15. Pontius Pilate by Principal Walter F. Adeney, D.D.
16. Barabbas by J. G. Greenhough, M.A.
17. Joseph of Arimathea by Alfred Rowland, D.D., Ll.B.
18. Philip, the Evangelist by George Milligan, D.D.
19. Ananias and Sapphiraby George Milligan, D.D.
20. Demas by Principal D. Rowlands, B.A.
George Milligan (Church of Scotland)
Life (of George Milligan editor of Men of the Bible Lesser-Known Characters)
He was born in Kilconquhar in Fife, the eldest son of Annie Mary Moir, daughter of physician and writer David Macbeth Moir, and the renowned Rev Prof William Milligan. The family moved to Aberdeen in his first year.
He was educated at Gymnasium at Aberdeen before going on to study divinity at the University of Aberdeen, graduating with an MA in 1879. He followed this with postgraduate studies at the universities of Edinburgh, Göttingen and Bonn. From 1910 to 1932 he was professor of divinity and biblical criticism in succession to his father.
He was Moderator from 1923 to 1924 and was succeeded by David Cathels.
In 1891 he married Janet Simpson (d. 1898), daughter of John Rankine, the minister at Sorn in Ayrshire, and together they had one son. After Janet’s death and in 1902, he married Margaret Catherine, daughter of William Ellis Gloag, Lord Kincairney, Senator of the College of Justice. They had one son.
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