JRR Tolkien: The Great Elvish Craftsman

This internationally renowned fantasy writer might also potentially be the best linguist the world has ever seen! Believed to be of German origin, “Tolkien” (pron.: Tol-keen; equal stress on both syllables), means foolishly brave, or stupidly clever....

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Charles John Huffam Dickens: The Man Who Invented Christmas

Nearer and closer to our hearts be the Christmas spirit, which is the spirit of active usefulness, perseverance, cheerful discharge of duty, kindness and forbearance! Reviving the Christmas traditions which had nearly died out in the...

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5 Common Myths of the Christmas Story

The familiar Nativity story –you know, that part of history with the Shepherds, Magi, Mary, Joseph, and Jesus as depicted in countless manger scenes, may have us convinced that all the elements of the story are...