Who was Hammurabi?

Around 2000 BC, the lands of Sumer and Akkad were invaded by tribes called Amorites. Around 1800 BC, Hammurabi became King of Babylon. He fought the other Amorite kings and conquered the whole of Sumer and Akkad, creating the first Babylonian Empire. He is famous for his Babylonian Law Code. Read more…

What can our Pets Teach Us?

Sometimes animals bring out the best in us. We love them; they love us back. They do not seem capable of malice, anger, and bitterness which often afflict us. Look at the sweet face of this ferret, a pet of my grandsons. How can we rid ourselves of those negative Read more…

Ancient History at a Glance

  I have a new book coming soon. It is called Ancient History at a Glance, How the Bible Connects History. Some of my grandchildren helped me to illustrate the book by their drawings and photos. I tried to choose events and other bits and pieces of information that give Read more…