I teach a Ladies Bible class at least once a week. It is a great pleasure to me. Not only do I get out of my house to eat food someone else cooked, but I get to talk to these wonderful godly Christian ladies: SAHMs dream. But if there was none of that, I would still love it for the joy of digging into the Word to find things I have either forgotten or never knew. Recently in my research for class I came across a reference to the Feast of Dedication. I vaguely recalled from a long ago bible class and more recently from one of my daughter's favorite library books that the story of Hanukkah was the story of the rededication of the temple but the details escaped me.
So I got back online and found a copy of 1st Maccabees (you can find a free online copy here under the heading "Deutrocanonical.