Integrated Humanities III

Integrated Humanities III

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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 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 V: The Medieval World, Student Textbook, 1st or 2nd 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 muchof this classic literature):

    Semester 1: Primary Books and Secondary Books

    • The City of God, by St. Augustine
    • Consolation of Philosophy, by Anicius Boethius
    • William of Malmesbury's Chronicle of the Kings, by John Allen Giles
    • Two Lives of Charlemagne, by Einhard & Notker the Stammerer
    • Introduction to St. Thomas Aquinas
    • Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatory, and Paradise
    • Saga of the Volsungs, by Anonymous, Jesse L. Byock
    • The Koran
    • Le Morte D`Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table, by Sir Thomas Mallory
    • Idylls of the King, by Alfred Tennyson
    • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur`s Court, by Mark Twain
    • St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Francis of Assisi, by Thomas Aquinas,
    • The Great Divorce, by C. S. Lewis
    • Name of the Rose, by Umberto Eco
    • The Decameron, by Giovanni Boccaccio

    Semester 2: Primary Books and Secondary Books

    • Tartuffe and Other Plays, by Jean-Baptiste Moliere
    • The Lives of Thomas Becket, by Michael Staunton
    • Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer 
    • The Prince, by Niccolò Machiavelli
    • The Praise of Folly, by Desiderius Erasmus
    • Martin Luther: Selections from His Writings
    • Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion
    • Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves, Book One of Edmund Spenser's Faerie Queen, by Roy Maynard & Edmund Spenser
    • Romeo & Juliet, by William Shakespeare
    • A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century, by Barbara W. Tuchman
    • The Travels of Marco Polo
    • Othello, by William Shakespeare
    • Here I Stand: A Life of a Martin Luther, by Roland H. Bainton
    • Heidelberg Catechism
    • The complete English Poems, by George Herbert
    • Don Quixote, by Miguel de Cervantes


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