Imprisoned for helping the Jews and aiding the resistance in Nazi-occupied Holland, Cornelia "Corrie" ten Boom survived the Holocaust to found a worldwide ministry based on love and forgiveness.
This article explores Harriet Beecher Stowe's incorporation and use of feminine virtues, domesticity, and masculinity in her novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin.
The evolving English language over several centuries is fascinating as 1,000 new words added annually. If you are an older adult, millenials and teenagers use several words and abbreviations you may not be familiar with, but they are discussed in this article.
Bl. Solanus Casey was an American Capuchin priest. His seven-star virtues cause him to shine in the firmament.
This article explores the decision to collectivize agriculture in the Soviet Union, as well as the negative consequences it generated across the countryside.
Shoebill storks, or shoebills, have a huge and impressive bill. The animal's unusual features make it a unique bird. Its population has been classified in the "Vulnerable" category of the IUCN's Red List.
"In a world that proclaims the non-existence of the mind, the moral righteousness of rule by brute force, the penalizing of the competent in favor of the incompetent, the sacrifice of the best to the worst - in such a world, the best have to turn against society and become its deadliest enemies"
Lack of vocabulary holds English language learners back. Here are 7 effective and easy strategies to enable English language students to leave your classroom with an enriched vocabulary bank every day.
This article outlines the four categories of questions the German Embassy asks students seeking a student visa. See example questions and answers.
By the early 19th century, Britain was awarding medals to its soldiers for participation in military campaigns. Compared to most European states of the period, Britain was one the last to offer medals for valor to the ordinary fighting man with the Victoria Cross. But how did it change over time?
"The Putting Green Whisperer” is a well-written and an easy-to-read novel about two conscientious recent college graduates and their working introduction as caddies into the world of professional golf. A love interest develops between the two as the novel progresses.
Ring of Fire is a common expression applied to a geographical area bordering the Pacific Ocean. Within this "Ring of Fire" earthquakes and volcanoes are more common than any other place on the planet.
Evolution is one of the best-supported bodies of knowledge in science. Creationism, Creation Science, and Intelligent Design are religious concepts, not science.