Fyodor Dostoyevsky: The Psychology of Trials

The brilliant mind of Fyodor Dostoyevsky wove philosophy and psychology into his most significant writings. The Brothers Karamazov and Crime and Punishment are Dostoyevsky’s two most prominent novels, and he is also the writer of noteworthy works like The Idiot, The Possessed, Poor Folk, The House of the Dead, and Notes from Underground. In these great works of literature, Dostoevsky explored deep questions using intellectual reasoning in unique and profound ways, with insight that he gained through life experiences.
Dostoyevsky experienced a variety of very trying times in his days on …

George Frideric Handel: A Song of Hallelujah

The Hallelujah Chorus, within the oratorio called Messiah, is an easily recognizable piece of music and is often played throughout the Christmas season. Its creator was George Frideric Handel, a famous classical music composer and recognized as one of the most famous of the Baroque period in the 1700’s, whose other popular works include Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks.
Throughout his life, George Frideric Handel had an evident passion and interest for all things musical. His earthly father called him to the study of law, but his heavenly …

Henry John Heinz: Purity in Food and Faith

The famous ketchup bottles with the number “57” also bear the name “Heinz.” The brand name is short for H.J. Heinz Company, founded by the man of the same name: Henry John Heinz. He was an exceptional businessman, who took it upon himself to offer consumers pure and organic foods, products that gained international recognition. Heinz built a company that would rise and last beyond a century.
Henry John Heinz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 11, 1844. Even as a young boy, he would help his mother in the …

Abraham Lincoln: President of “This Nation, Under God”

“I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for that day.” These are not words coming from some helpless beggar or an uneducated man with no one to counsel him. These are the words of the sixteenth President of the United States of America. Abraham Lincoln is considered by some to be the greatest President of the greatest nation in the world, yet he reveals that all his security, intelligence, and strength rest on his Almighty God.

Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 and died on January 6, 1919. He was elected president on September 14, 1809. He served as governor of New York from 1898 to 1900.
He made Bible reading and Bible study a big part of his everyday life. He encouraged others to take partake of its great wisdom. “A thorough knowledge of the Bible is better than a college education,” He argued.
He quoted the Bible often, putting verses in his letters and speeches. One biographical archivist examined just his published works and …