Tag Archives: Egypt

Book Review: The Struggle For Civil Society In Egypt

The Struggle For Civil Society In Egypt, by the U.S. Congress In 2014, in the aftermath of the supposed Arab Spring, the House of Representatives’ Committee on International Relations spent some time talking about the struggle for civil society in … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Movie Review: Patterns Of Evidence: The Red Sea Miracle: Part One

As someone who saw and enjoyed the previous movie in this series when it was also released for a Fathom exclusive [1], I have to say that this is the sort of film that I can easily appreciate.  The filmmaker, … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Christianity, History | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Rise And Fall Of Ancient Egypt

The Rise And Fall Of Ancient Egypt, by Toby Wilkinson Although Egypt and Egyptology are certainly very popular subjects, there is a striking lack of history books that seek to tackle the entire scope of ancient Egyptian history.  There are … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The End Of The Bronze Age

The End Of The Bronze Age:  Changes In Warfare And the Catastrophe CA. 1200 B.C, by Robert Drews This book is almost perfect, almost, but not quite.  As is all too often the case, a great deal of professional historians … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical History, Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review: Empire Of Ancient Egypt

Empire Of Ancient Egypt, by Wendy Christensen I have to admit that this book was far more in-depth and detailed than I thought it would be.  Having read quite a few of this kind of book, I tend to think … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Down The Nile

Down The Nile:  Alone In A Fisherman’s Skiff, by Rosemary Mahoney Did the author do something interesting enough to warrant having a book published about it?  After having finished this book, I’m still not sure that it was essential.  To … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Keys Of Egypt

The Keys Of Egypt:  The Race To Crack The Hieroglyph Code, by Lesley And Roy Adkins This particular book tells a somewhat familiar story (at least, it is familiar to me), but it does so in an enjoyable way that … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review: Cracking The Egyptian Code

Cracking The Egyptian Code:  The Revolutionary Life Of Jean-François Champollion The study of the deciphering of various ancient languages has led me to understand all the more clearly that to decipher a past language is an act that requires a … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review: Seeker Of Knowledge

Seeker Of Knowledge:  The Man Who Deciphered Egyptian Hieroglyphs, by James Rumford This book is a pleasant and surprisingly instructive children’s book on the life of Jean-Françios Champollion.  To be sure, there is some oversimplification here, as the author focuses … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review: Lion In The Valley

Lion In The Valley (Amelia Peabody #4), by Elizabeth Peters At this stage in a novel series, particularly one that goes on a long time (and there are a lot more novels to read, as this is only the fourth … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment