We have been hard at work on the curriculum section of the new CCH website. One of the new pages recently added has to do with teaching mythology, as is necessary for a classical education, and explaining it as mythology from a biblical worldview. Here it is: When your children ask where the fantastic legends […]
Archives for May 2006
I wrote my first blog post for a little perspective one year ago today. Happy blogiversary to me!
We have been praying for the child of a homeschooling family, who during their teen years, rebelled, left the Lord, left home, started on drugs, got into trouble, and lived such a life as the parents began to fear every time the phone rang, that it would be news of their child’s death. The parents […]
Remember the case where Georgia wanted stickers put on its biology textbooks, stating that evolution was a theory, not a fact? They were taken to trial, and the judge ruled that the stickers constituted an endorsement of a religion, thus violating the Establishment Clause, so the stickers were declared unconstitutional. (Note that the content of […]
Global warming is in the news today, I guess because Al Gore’s new movie, about the horrors of global warming, opens today. Glenn Beck made a good point on the radio today. He said that if there are fossils of palm trees in Antarctica [and there are], that is your first clue that the earth […]
From the preface to John Abbott’s History of Henry the Fourth (1856): “History is our Heaven- appointed instructor. It is the guide for the future. The calamities of yesterday are the protectors of today. “The sea of time we navigate is full of perils. But it is not an unknown sea. It has been traversed […]
The Media Research Center has published a report comparing the media’s publicity, treatment, assumptions, and bias of the movies The Passion of the Christ vs. The Da Vinci Code. The Trashing of the Christ explores the part the media’s views on religion play in influencing the culture to consider a movie a must-see, and the […]
One of my favorite missions ministries is Gospel for Asia. Dr. K. P. Yohannan, founder and president, is one of the charter members of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. 91% of funds are used in the field, with only 9% going toward administration. And if you specify that your donation be used for missions, […]
Recently the Vatican astronomer told a newspaper that 6- day creationists believe in a form of “superstitious paganism,” and he called the history presented in the first chapters of Genesis a “destructive myth.” Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis has addressed the Vatican astronomer’s comments recently. My question is, why would a Church official, of […]
Speaking of movies, Prince Caspian, the second tale in the Narnia series, is scheduled to be released the summer of 2008, according to Box Office Mojo. Narniaweb.com is keeping track of all the Narnia movie- related news. Cannot wait for that one!