“Teach Your Kids History from a Biblical Perspective with TruthQuest History…Age of Revolution III
Most history curriculums are not taught from a Biblical worldview.
WHAT I FOUND:
Enter Truthquest History! Truthquest provides a homeschool history curriculum for parents looking to teach history as it relates to what God has been doing in the world over the centuries.
Why use TruthQuest History instead of other homeschool history curricula?
Biblical Perspective of history
Book Reading lists for ALL ages – Everyone studies together
Writing Assignments to encourage critical thinking
Sample Essay Responses
But my absolute, very favorite reason for using TruthQuest History
(yes, I used TruthQuest with my own kids)
Discover the 2 Big Beliefs of each civilization and discover their worldview:
Who is God?
Who, then, is mankind?
We discussed these 2 questions throughout all our history studies. I learned as much as my kids.
Let me share more specifically about this guide:
Whew! What can be said?! This final guide in the series tackles the most profound issues and needs of our day which are, of course, spiritual at their heart.
Specifically, the students will see that folks were already yearning for a world without God, a world wherein mankind did not spring from a Creator and could thus rule himself. Of course, Darwin granted their wish. But much more than an issue of primordial ooze and monkeys, evolution would fuel the unbelievably drastic changes that have shaken western civilization. Your children will see this heart-issue in each sphere of life–art, law, human worth, government, education, science, business, and more–as each is thoroughly explored.
Alas, with broken heart, we will also see that the euphoria of this “progressivism” has yielded deep discouragement and alienation. It specifically fueled the tragedies of the 1900s, such as World War I and II. Its fragmented and mechanical view of all life, including that of humans, is mourned in modern art and music.
Yet, that is not the end of the story! God and His truth are still the only source of life, freedom, prosperity, and joy! And our children have this great message! Thus, this final guide focuses not on the ‘gloom and doom’ of the post-modern, post-Christian world they are inheriting, but on the great mantle of authority which rests gloriously on each young believer who chooses to find their place in HIStory! It draws together all that your children have learned throughout TruthQuest History so they can express it to this hurting world. History is also about the present and the future! There is hope!
Ideally for Grades 5-12, but younger siblings can participate with caution as this guide includes more sensitive topics than usual. Includes book recommendations for all ages, where available.
Still need more info to make a wise decision?
TruthQuest History is a deep and rich literature-based history study…but with a difference. You will not learn the story of mankind; you will learn the lovestory of mankind.
You will not focus on the rise and fall of human civilizations; you will focus on the arrow-straight line of God’s unchanging existence, power, love, truth, and plan for civilization.
You will not simply ‘meet the culture’ or ‘get the facts;’ you will probe the truths of history so deeply that your students will be equipped to change their world!
Because mankind is not the prime force in the universe …God is.
He initiates; we respond.
History, therefore, is not first about what people do. It is first about what God does and says, and secondly about what people believe and do in response.
The exploration of history, then, should reveal God and His truth, not glorify the achievements of mankind.
Indeed, the kings, artists, philosophers, writers, and scientists cannot even be understood until seen for who they are – people motivated by basic beliefs about God, whether true or untrue. The consequences of their Big 2 Beliefs (Who is God, and who, then, is mankind?) are displayed in history…and teach us all.
Let us, then, not be found teaching humanistic history. Let us learn of civilization and its beliefs in a way that reveals and glorifies the God whose name is Truth. Your children will realize the only source of freedom is God’s laws, and the only source of human worth is God’s love for us. Once common knowledge, our society now thinks the opposite…and suffers for it.
You now understand the heartbeat of TruthQuest History: the lively commentaries which introduce each and every topic in our chronological guides, and which help the students unforgettably connect the people, events, and culture of a civilization to its Big 2 Beliefs. They will then have colorful, continuous, and convincing proof of the reality of God and the superiority of His truths.
Only after the deepest issues have been thusly addressed can the reading of engaging “living books” begin; otherwise even literature-based study will yield only unconnected, superficial, and human-oriented learning.
Let our commentary provide you with context and insight on each topic. Let the recommended reading list for each topic help you select resources.
Let our strategically-placed ThinkWrite™ exercises help your students internalize and express the deepest lessons of history.
“I struggled with history all through my school years. It was the most dry, boring, painful subject I could think of… Michelle Miller obviously loves history, and she breathes enthusiasm into this guide to early American history for younger students… Such a wealth of information! I see many ‘old friends’ in the booklists, and others just begging to make my acquaintance… but this is much more than a booklist… Each section contains a thoughtfully written and thought-provoking introduction in a conversational style that sets you at ease and seeks to kindle a fire of ‘interest.’ Then follows a list of books related to the historical period covered in the section… In addition to taking in information, students are also encouraged to internalize concepts and express their understanding in their own words through ‘ThinkWrite™’ exercises sprinkled throughout the text… Throughout the guide the student is brought back to the precept that history is God’s story… ”
“What’s taken me so long to try TruthQuest History??? I have had the mistaken impression that TruthQuest guides were only glorified book lists that I could develop myself… I now have the “missing ingredient” I’ve been searching for…Michelle Miller’s writing style is living itself – sometimes humorous, sometimes tongue in cheek, always interesting…”
“Michelle Miller introduces [each] topic with background information in a lively, informal, conversational style… A unique aspect of TruthQuest History is a primary focus on the central questions of life: Who is God, and who is man in relation to God? How different people and civilizations answer these questions is reflected in the way they live and the choices they make.”
WHY I LIKE TRUTHQUEST HISTORY: AGE OF REVOLUTION III (US/Europe, 1865-2000)
Students learn the effects of progressivism and independence on our modern world and how God’s hope and truth applies in this context.
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