The Pilgrim’s Progress

Posted in Bible, Culture, Literature, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Reading, Upper Elementary, Western Civilization on April 18, 2012

The Pilgrim’s Progress was a book for men and women; and it was aimed to teach the great truths of the gospel. For many years it has been in my mind, not to re-write the Pilgrim’s Progress, for that would destroy its greatest charm, but to change the words here and there to simpler ones, Read More »

Bible Story Images

Posted in Bible, Culture, History, Public Domain on March 28, 2012

The folks over at La Vista Church of Christ have made available some great illustrations from old Bible story books. These images are all in the public domain and may be used for any purpose! The collection is arranged by book- but it is not too hard to find what you are looking for. Go Read More »


Posted in College Prep, Culture, High School, Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on March 25, 2012

You might recognize the name Xerxes from the Biblical story of Esther.  Historians are not certain whether the story refers to Xerxes I or another, later king of the Persian empire. Nevertheless Xerxes plays an important role in the history of the Middle East. The name of Xerxes is associated in the minds of men with Read More »

Genghis Khan

Posted in College Prep, Culture, Eastern Civilization, High School, Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on March 23, 2012

Three thousand years is a period of time long enough to produce great changes, and in the course of that time a great many different nations and congeries of nations were formed in the regions of Central Asia. The term Tartars has been employed generically to denote almost the whole race. The Monguls are a portion Read More »

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