- Ron Stieg
Welcome to my Today in History News Report. It is a slightly wacky look at historical events that happened on this day. If you find any of the events or people to be of interest a list of related books is included at the end.
Written By: Paramahamsa, K. R.
Published By: Total Recall Publishing, 2007
Written By: Beck, Roger
Published By: Blackwell Publishing, 2007
This book offers an accessible overview of the latest research into the life and times of Jesus. The life of Jesus is, at once, both a point of faith and a historical debate for millions of people in the U.S. "The Historical Jesus For Dummies" paints a vibrant picture of the politics, religion, and culture of the Jewish world he encountered, examining both biblical and non-biblical historical texts and exploring recent archaeological finds that shed additional light on the life of Jesus.
This book presents inspiring profiles of more than 25 African American religious leaders for young adults. This new addition to the "Black Stars" series tells the fascinating stories of African American religious leaders from different periods in history, including Peter Williams, a slave who helped establish the first black church in New York; Sojourner Truth, the abolitionist and former slave who spoke out for the rights of women and blacks; Henry McNeal Turner, the first black Chaplain in the U.S. Army; Martin Luther King, Jr., who preached for equality and nonviolence; and T. D. Jakes, whose ministries extend from Dallas, Texas, around the world; as well as many others. Jim Haskins was Professor of English at the University of Florida and wrote more than 100 nonfiction books for young readers. Kathleen Benson (New York, NY) is Director of Government and Community Relations at the Museum of the City of New York. Jim and Kathleen collaborated on more than 25 books.
- Jake Duffie
Looking for someone? Notable people from politicians and presients to rock musicians and more can be found in these web sites recommended by Richland Library staff.
- Jake Duffie
Looking for art related information? The Richland Library staff can recommend the following web sites. From local museums to international auction houses, it's all here.
Fuente Académica™ is a collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. It is an indispensable tool of exceptional scope designed to make academic research readily accessible in PDF format.
- Laura Kennett
Giants of history and unsung heroes shine in the books listed below. Read how these African Americans changed America for the better. Take a glimpse into history and learn tolerance through their stories, this month and every month.
In cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, EBSCO Publishing created a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750 from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750. The database contains more than 32,000 records, and covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples.