Learn about St. Benedict, Charlemagne, and Alfred the Great in the first unit, Early Medievals. Discover the real story behind the Crusades. Travel through Dante's Divine Comedy, and finally, sit down with John Calvin and other Reformers and learn about the Reformation.
Christendom offers a complete literature and history course. Intended for high school aged students (14+), as well as for the adult enrichment student.
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Old Western Culture: Christendom Old Western Culture: Christendom is a full year of instruction divided into four quarters: Early Medievals, The Defense of the Faith, The Medieval Mind, and The Reformation. In this “flipped-classroom” approach, students learn from the award-winning Old Western Culture video-centric curriculum, and then meet for live discussion each week with an instructor. As an integrated humanities curriculum, Christendom explores history, theology, philosophy, poetry, and art through the greatest works of influential literature of the Western world, and from a Christian perspective.Get Started