Sounds like a good read
After yesterday’s post on how the Gospel and the Christian worldview shapes all that we do should be for the glory of God, I thought I share a more fun read that I finished a few weeks back. We must read also for the glory of God, even with historical reading. I will give first a review of the book itself and provide in the end a brief Christian reflection so that the Christian reflection doesn’t take away from my review of the book.
Leonard L. Richards. The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War. New York, NY: Knopf, February 13th, 2007. 304 pp.
This turned out to have been quite a fun read largely because the author was able to present a non-stop account of the many interesting personalities during an interesting time period of American history’s pre-Civil War days. The book is about California’s…
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