The Mystery of History Vol III

The Mystery of History Volume III Reader

The Mystery of History Volume III includes the years of the Renaissance and Reformation, which were great years of growth and change for both the world and the church. It presents the years 1455-1707 through a Christ-centered lens, exploring the backdrop to and significance of major cultural and historical events alongside events in the history of Christianity. Moving through time chronologically, achievements in art, music, literature, science and philosophy are studied using a Classical approach, with an emphasis on reading, writing, research and hands-on activities.

464 pages, full-color illustrations. This curriculum corresponds with The Mystery of History Volume III Companion Guide, which offers various activities, quizzes, tests, reproducible maps, teacher information, and book lists.


The Mystery of History series provides a historically accurate, Christ-centered approach to world history for all ages.

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CHRONOLOGICAL

Beginning with Creation, The Mystery of History four-volume series presents world history in chronological order, covering every corner of the globe.

  • Volume I: Creation to the Resurrection (c. 4004 B.C. – c. A.D. 33)
  • Volume II: The Early Church and the Middle Ages (c. A.D. 33 – 1456)
  • Volume III: The Renaissance, Reformation, and Growth of Nations (1455 –1707)
  • Volume IV: Wars of Independence to Modern Times (1708 – 2014)

CHRISTIAN

The Mystery of History is distinctively written from a Christian worldview. Creation-based and standing on the authoritative Word of God, lessons in The Mystery of History are like pieces of a mosaic that reveal a much bigger picture and tell a much larger story. Together, they point toward God’s redemptive plan for mankind through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

COMPLETE

The Mystery of History Student Readers can stand alone for all ages to enjoy. For those who wish to delve deeper, the user-friendly Companion Guides bring lessons to life with multi-age activities, timeline directions, mapping exercises, Memory Card ideas, pretests, quizzes, games, worksheets, tests, film and literature suggestions, and more. It’s easy to use for one student at home, ten in a co-op, or hundreds in a school.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

“World history is far more than what man has or has not accomplished! From a biblical worldview, history tells us a bigger story, and one that is far grander than man can conceive. His-story is the slow, steady revelation of God to man, and mankind’s mixed response—some bow down to Him, some don’t. But the sovereign plans of the Lord remain the same, as Jesus Christ came ‘to seek and to save that which was lost.’ ” (Luke 19:10)

Linda Lacour Hobar, a native-born Texan holds a bachelor's degree from Baylor University, where she first fell in love with world history. With seventeen years of homeschool experience, seventeen years in ministry groups and church classes, Linda brings a wealth of perspective to world history. As a parent, a missionary, and a teacher, she has a personable writing style that appeals to all ages.


"We love Mystery of History. We used it in a traditional school setting in the past and now use it as part of our full time home school curriculum. It is very thorough and easy to follow. You can do all of the suggested activities or only read and discuss each chapter. Either way your child will learn so much about history from a Christian point of view." - StacyG, Co-op Member
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