As Different As Chalk Is from Cheese
One thing that hits you as you begin to read any of the books in the They Knew Their God series is how varied the stories are. I thought it might be an interesting study to note the nationality, denomination, vocation, and the century in which they were born as relating to each character, using a different blog for each volume.
Volume 1. 18 characters described in 18 sketches.
Nationality: 2 Swiss; 2 German; 1 Welsh; 6 English; 5 American; 1 Irish; 1 African.
Century of Birth: 1 13thcentury; 1 14th century; 4 18th century; 12 19th century.
Denomination: 2RC; 1 Baptist; 6 Methodist; 1 Reformed; 1 Christian Brethren; 1 Quaker;
1 A .M. B. (Algiers Mission Band); 1 S.A; 1 Presbyterian; 2 non-denominational; 1 S. I. M. (Sudan Interior Mission).
Vocation—original and final:
African prince—student preacher
Sex: 7 women; 13 men.