Integrated Humanities I

Integrated Humanities I

Regular price $710.00


Course Description:  Students taking this course will benefit from the integration of History, Literature, and Theology in a true liberal arts fashion. The facts and events of United States history are illuminated by literature and primary sources of the time period, along with thought-provoking essays written by a wide range of contemporary scholars and educators. Class discussions encourage students to understand these events and their repercussions in light of ultimate things, always with the goal of becoming more like our Savior, Jesus Christ.

For more information, please see this article: What do you mean by "Integrated Humanities"? 

Credits: 3 (1 History, 1 English/Literature, 1 Bible/Theology); Honors

The Int. Humanities I-IV courses are intended for high school students.

Mtg. Days:  Mon., Tues., Wed., & Thur (4 days each week)


    • Omnibus III: Reformation to the Present, Student Textbook, 2nd or 3rd ed.

    Each teacher will select books from the following list which the students will read either entirely or in part (the teachers may not necessarily include every title listed below, but will include much of this classic literature):

    Semester 1: Primary Books and Secondary Books

    • The Westminster Confession of Faith
    • The Pilgrim's Progress, John Bunyan
    • Of Plymouth Plantation Bradford's History of the Plymouth Settlement 1608-1650, by William Bradford
    • The Social Contract, by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    • The Anti-Federalist Papers and the Constitutional Convention Debates, by Patrick Henry, John DeWitt, Ralph Ketcham (Editor)
    • The Federalist Papers, by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay
    • A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens
    • Foxe's Book of Martyrs, Updated up to the 21st Century, by John Foxe
    • Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley
    • Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen
    • Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift
    • Benjamin Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings, by Benjamin Franklin
    • The Autobiography of Charles G. Finney, by Charles G. Finney
    • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain

    Semester 2: Primary Books and Secondary Books

    • Reflections on the Revolution in France, by Edmund Burke
    • Uncle Tom's Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe
    • Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings, 1859-1865
    • The Communist Manifesto, by Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels
    • The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Mein Kampf, by Adolf Hitler
    • Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
    • The Killer Angels, by Michael Shaara
    • Christianity and Liberalism, by J. Gresham Machen
    • Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway
    • Animal Farm, by George Orwell
    • Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller
    • Postmodern Times: A Christian Guide to Contemporary Thought and Culture, by Gene Veith
    • How Should We Then Live? The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture, by Francis A. Schaeffer

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