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A Better Admissions Test$19.99
- Roy Alden Atwood
- Michael Bors
- Janice Campbell
- Jennifer Courtney
- Brian G. Daigle
- William Fahey
- Daniel Foucachon
- Joseph Pearce
- Ruth Popp
- Andrew Seeley
- Jeremy Tate
Defense of the Faith Reader$22.00
Defense of the Faith is a selection of classical and medieval works from the high Middle Ages. It was designed to complement the course of study for Christendom: Defense of the Faith, a unit in the Old Western Culture curriculum.Add to cart
Drama and Lyric Reader
Drama and Lyric Reader is a selection of Greek plays and poetry from early antiquity. It is designed to complement The Greeks: Drama and Lyric, a unit in the Old Western Culture curriculum. Based on the Great Books of western civilization, Old Western Culture guides students through the literature, history, theology, and philosophy of the West, and does so from a Christian perspective.Add to cart
Early Christianity Reader$22.00
EARLY CHRISTIANITY reader is a selection of patristic works from the early church. It was designed to complement The Romans: Early Christianity, a unit in the Old Western Culture curriculum, and includes all the assigned readings in one volume! As with all units of Old Western Culture, students may purchase or use their own texts, use the free PDF edition of this text, or use the Kindle Edition (from Amazon). This print edition reader was made as a convenience to students who prefer a physical edition of the works, but do not own and do not wish to purchase all the various texts.Add to cart
Early Medievals Reader$22.00
EARLY MEDIEVALS is a selection of classical and patristic works from the early medieval period. It was designed to complement Christendom: Early Medievals, a unit in the Old Western Culture curriculum. Based on the Great Books of western civilization, Old Western Culture guides students through the literature, history, theology, and philosophy of the West from a Christian perspective.Add to cart
Fitting Words | Classical Rhetoric for the Christian Student (Textbook Package)
FITTING WORDS instructs students in the art of classical Rhetoric, providing them with tools of communication that will equip them for life. Intended for high school students and above, Fitting Words is a complete curriculum covering a year of instruction. In this course, students will learn the theory of using words well, study the greatest speeches of all time, and practice the skills of effective oratory.
What is Rhetoric and why do we need it? The short answer is that God created us as people of words, and He wants us to use them in a fitting way. “A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver” (Proverbs 25:11). Rhetoric is the art of using words well, and is measured by our ability to teach men the truth, to move men to goodness, and to delight men with verbal beauty. Effective speaking and writing is informative, powerful, and elegant.
Purchase the full curriculum on this page, or individual parts HERE.
We also offer live classes for Fitting Words.Select options
Food for Thought$22.00
By Francis Foucachon, with new foreward by Douglas WilsonAdd to cart
FOOD FOR THOUGHT represents a lifetime of reflection on the place of food in the Christian life. For pastor and chef Francis Foucachon, food is not just fuel for our bodies-it is about community and family relationships, it is about beauty and flavors, it is about God-given pleasure and art. In Food for Thought, Francis also shares a collection of delicious personal recipes and sage counsel for readers considering the restaurant business.
Nicene Christianity Reader$22.00
NICENE CHRISTIANITY Reader is a selection of patristic works from the early church. It is designed to complement The Romans: Nicene Christianity, a unit in the Old Western Culture curriculum, and includes all the assigned readings in one volume! As with all units of Old Western Culture, students may purchase or use their own texts, use the free PDF edition of this text, or use the Kindle Edition (from Amazon). This print edition reader was made as a convenience to students who prefer a physical edition of the works, but do not own and do not wish to purchase all the various texts.Add to cart
ON DUTIES deserves more attention than it gets, and it rewards the attention it receives, because it deals with the question of the well-lived life in a clear, thoughtful, accessible, and compelling manner. Cicero believed On Duties to be his magnum opus, and much of history has agreed with him on this. Of On Duties, the French philosopher Voltaire wrote: “No one will ever write anything more wise, more true, or more useful.” And Martin Luther, in his Table Talk says this of Cicero: “Let those who wish to see a true philosophy read Cicero. Cicero was a wise and industrious man, and he suffered much and accomplished much.”
On Duties was the second book to be printed by Gutenberg’s press. Parts of it served as inspiration for Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy. St. Ambrose was so enamored with the work that he wrote his On the Duties of the Clergy with Cicero’s On Duties as the model, and refers to it throughout his own book.
The three books that make up On Duties are full of historical examples which are worth their weight in gold. They, like Homeric similes, are marvelous windows into an age that is not described in any ancient texts since the audience of the texts are written to people who shared the age and therefore needed no descriptions. But they also give us Cicero’s own culturally conservative interpretations of the events of his time, and this is very valuable indeed.Add to cart
Roman Roads Classroom: Good Books I$250.00
A semester-long “Good Books” literature class for ages 12 and up. Read four books over the semester, write four stories and an end-of-term essay, and meet weekly for a live video-conference recitation with James Nance. Students will read and discuss these books together, and learn from their characters, discover connections between their plots, and delight in their settings.
Weekly Recitation: Wednesday, 8:00-9:30 a.m. PST (start date August 24, 2016)
Instructor: James B Nance
Credit: 1/2 Literature or English Credit
Does the recitation time not work for you? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a more suitable time. We may open a second section based on demand.
Fall 2016 Semester books:Select options
– The Horse and his Boy, by C.S. Lewis
– 100 Cupboards, by N.D. Wilson
– The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien
– Watership Down, by Richard Adams