Easton's Bible Dictionary generally refers to the Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, by Matthew George Easton M.A., D.D. (1823-1894), published three years after Easton's death in 1897 by Thomas Nelson. Because of its age, it is now a public domain resource. Despite its name, many of the entries in Easton's are encyclopedic in nature, though there are short, dictionary-like entries. It contains nearly 4,000 entries. Matthew George Easton (1823-1894) was a Scottish Presbyterian preacher and writer. ... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Shortcut: WP:PD There are many resources available on the net that are in the public domain, and therefore freely usable without restrictions for Wikipedia content. ...
Easton's Bible Dictionary contains an extensive set of entries used in the Bible, from a 19th centuryChristian viewpoint. Some of the entries in it are now out-of-date, many are only short dictionary entries, but much remains that is useful source material. This Gutenberg Bible is displayed by the United States Library of Congress. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Christianity is a monotheistic religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as presented in the New Testament. ...
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