What can we learn from reading (or listening to) historical fiction? In this episode, Robert interviews Jim Hodges of Jim Hodges Audiobooks, a beloved resource among families around the world, most notably for productions of the historical novels of G. A. Henty. Here, Jim discusses his life before founding Jim Hodges Audiobooks: what homeschooling was like in the 1980s as a military family, being a reluctant homeschooler turned homeschool advocate, and how one teacher’s encouragement changed the trajectory of his life. Later, he praises G. A. Henty’s historical fiction, sharing what these novels can teach readers about history and godly, heroic masculinity. With decades of experience reading and narrating both historical nonfiction and fiction, Jim also recalls the most important lessons he has learned from history. And finally, as one making a living from his passion, he offers advice to aspiring entrepreneurs.
- Jim Hodges Audiobooks
- G. A. Henty Jim Hodges Audiobooks | Classical Conversations Books
- With Lee in Virginia by G. A. Henty –Jim Hodges Audiobook | Classical Conversations Books
- Joan of Arc by Mark Twain – Jim Hodges Audiobook | Classical Conversations Books
- God’s Mighty Hand by Richard “Little Bear” Wheeler – Jim Hodges Audiobook | Classical Conversations Books
- Amplified Bible, Compact by Zondervan | Amazon
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