The Book Audio Series Archives

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August 02, 2018

The Bible in America

In the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, permission to print English Bibles was granted only to printers with a royal license. Thus, the Engl...
August 01, 2018

Francis Scott Key

Francis Scott Key’s “The Star Spangled Banner,” written during the War of 1812, was only later put to music. But it wasn’t until 1931 that President H...
July 31, 2018

Harriet Powers and the Bible Quilt

On display at the Smithsonian, the world’s largest museum, is a quilt known as the Bible Quilt. It was made by Harriet Powers, an African-American far...
July 30, 2018

William Penn’s Royal Charter

Journalist, minister, missionary, and Quaker, English-born William Penn is best-known for his royal charter in 1681 to form a new colony in America—P...
July 27, 2018

Hymn Writer Isaac Watts

Born July 27, 1674, in Southhampton, England, Isaac Watts became one of the world’s most prolific hymn writers. The eldest of nine children, Isaac sha...
July 26, 2018

John Jay: Founding Father

Founder John Jay was appointed by George Washington as the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. As a co-author of the Federalist Papers with Alex...
July 25, 2018

The Imitation of Christ

From Thomas à Kempis's “The Imitation of Christ,” written in the 1400s: “Vain and brief is all human comfort. Blessed and true is that comfort which i...

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