Biography, Book Review, Guest Post, History

Book Review by Seawriter: The Rise of the Conquistador

The European discovery of the Americas and the subsequent colonization of that land by Europeans was the most consequential occurrence of the last millennia.  Two men prominent in that discovery’s opening events were Christopher Columbus and Hernando Cortés. Sword of Empire: The Spanish Conquest of the Americas from Columbus to Cortés, 1492-1529, by Donald E.… Continue reading Book Review by Seawriter: The Rise of the Conquistador

Biography, Book Review, Guest Post, Literature

Book Review By Seawriter: A Fresh Look at Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien may be the most beloved twentieth-century author with the most diverse reader base. He appeals to Christian and New Age audiences as well as readers across the political spectrum. Fame and fortune were the last things he really sought. An Oxford professor, he just wanted to tell some stories. The Real J.R.R. Tolkien:… Continue reading Book Review By Seawriter: A Fresh Look at Tolkien