Integrated Humanities III

Integrated Humanities III

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THE MEDIEVAL WORLD

Days: Monday - Thursday

Times (Pacific Time): 

8:00am - 8:50am - Scott Postma

9:00am - 9:50am - Gunn Wilson

Class Description: Students taking this course will benefit from the integration of History, Literature, and Theology in true liberal arts fashion. The facts and events of medieval 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 Saviour, Jesus Christ.  

Credits: 3 (1 History, 1 Theology, 1 Literature)

Semester 1:

  • Omnibus V textbook
  • The City of God
  • Consolation of Philosophy
  • William of Malmesbury's Chronicle of the Kings
  • Two Lives of Charlemagne
  • Introduction to St. Thomas Aquinas
  • Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatory, and Paradise
  • Saga of the Volsungs
  • The Koran
  • Le Morte D`Arthur
  • Idylls of the King
  • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur`s Court
  • St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Francis of Assissi
  • The Great Divorce
  • Name of the Rose
  • The Decameron

Semester 2:

  • The Lives of Thomas Becket
  • Canterbury Tales
  • The Prince
  • The Praise of Folly
  • Martin Luther: Selections from His Writings
  • Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion
  • Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves
  • Romeo & Juliet
  • A Distant Mirror
  • The Travels of Marco Polo
  • Othello
  • Here I Stand
  • Heidelberg Catechism
  • George Herbert: The complete English Poems
  • Don Quixote
  • Tartuffe