Integrated Humanities IV

Integrated Humanities IV

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THE MODERN WORLD

Days: Monday - Thursday

Times (Pacific Time):

9:00am - 9:50am - Scott Postma

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 modern 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.    

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

Semester 1: 

  • Omnibus VI textbook
  • Paradise Lost
  • Robinson Crusoe
  • Leviathan
  • Pensees
  • Emma
  • Portable Enlightenment Reader
  • Origin and Principles of the American Revolution
  • Wealth of Nations
  • Moby Dick
  • Democracy in America
  • Huckleberry Finn
  • On Christian Doctrine
  • Out of the Silent Planet
  • Perelandra
  • Hamlet
  • Common Sense
  • John Adams
  • Red Badge of Courage
  • Emerson: Self-Reliance
  • Thoreau: Civil Disobedience
  • Leaves of Grass
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • 50 Great Short Stories

Semester 2:

  • Notes from the Underground
  • Battle Cry of Freedom
  • Beyond Good & Evil
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • The Sun Also Rises
  • Citizen Soldiers
  • One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • The Stranger
  • Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • Brave New World
  • Interpretation of Dreams
  • The Guns of August
  • That Hideous Strength
  • Heart of Darkness
  • The Jungle
  • Poetry of T.S. Eliot