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John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck was one of the best-known American novelists of the mid-20th century. His frequent topic was the plight of the misfits, the homeless and the hopeless in a fast-changing America. (Thos…

Brewer's: John

A contraction of Johannes (Joh'n). The French contract it differently, Jean—i.e. Jehan or Jehann; in Italian, Giovanni. Popes. JOHN I. died wretchedly in jail. JOHN II. and III. were …

John

John Ch. 1: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was… Ch. 2: And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of… Ch. 3: There was a man of the Pharisees, named… Ch. 4:…

johns

Director/Writer: Scott SilverDirector of Photography:Tom RichmondEditor:Dorian HarrisMusic:Charles Brown and Danny CaronProduction Designer:Amy Beth SilverProducers:Beau Flynn and Stefan Simch…

1 John

1 John Ch. 1: That which was from the beginning, which we have… Ch. 2: My little children, these things write I unto… Ch. 3: Behold, what manner of love the Father hath&h…

John Johns TRIGG

TRIGG, John Johns, (brother of Abram Trigg), a Representative from Virginia; born on his father’s estate near Old Liberty (now Bedford), Va., in 1748; received a liberal schooling; engaged in…

John the Baptist

John the Baptist is a key figure in the Biblical stories of Jesus of Nazareth. According to the Gospels, John's role was to announce the coming of Jesus: in John 1:23 he tells interrogators, "I am the…

John Kasich

John Kasich is the Ohio governor, former Congressman and former TV chat show host who ran for the Republican nomination for president in 2016. John Kasich was first elected Congressman from Ohio's 12…

John Paul I

Name at birth: Albino LucianiAlbino Luciani was elected to replace Paul VI as head of the worldwide Catholic Church in 1978, becoming Pope John Paul I -- only to die himself 33 days after his election…

John Wayne

Name at birth: Marion Michael MorrisonJohn Wayne was one of the genuine icons of 20th-century American film. Famed as a star of westerns, especially the westerns of director John Ford, "The Duke" also…