Category: Humanities

The humanities are academic disciplines that study the human condition, using methods that are primarily analytical, critical, or speculative, as distinguished from the mainly empirical approaches of the natural sciences. The humanities include ancient and modern languages, literature, history, philosophy, religion, and visual and performing arts such as music and theatre. The humanities that are also regarded as social sciences include technology, history, anthropology, area studies, communication studies, cultural studies, law and linguistics. Scholars working in the humanities are sometimes described as “humanists”.

The Sermon on the Mount; Matthew Ch. 5,6,7; NAB Bible; The teachings of Jesus Welcome to my audiobook read-aloud of the entirety of the Sermon on the Mount in The Gospel according to Matthew, Chapters 5,6,and 7 with relaxing gentle …

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DESIREE’S BABY by Kate Chopin As the day was pleasant, Madame Valmonde drove over to L’Abri to see Desiree and the baby. It made her laugh to think of Desiree with a baby. Why, it seemed but yesterday that Desiree …

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Who were the Vandals? It is generally believed that the word vandalism derives from the Barbarian vandals who sacked Rome in AD 455. In reality, the word has a more modern, civilized origin. The vandals were a Germanic barbarian tribe …

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Hans Christian Andersen – The Nightingale, a fairy tale In China, you know, the emperor is a Chinese, and all those about him are Chinamen also. The story I am going to tell you happened a great many years ago, …

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20 of my favorite Mythical Creatures To the best of my knowledge, none of the animals listed below is real, so please don’t get taken in by a huckster who wants to sell you one. 1 Dragon This legendary monster …

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