Summer Reading Program from Exodus Books

Oscar Wilde once said, “It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” Summer is the time of year that students have the most leisure. Encourage them to spend that time reading good books! Exodus Books is hosting a 2014 Summer Reading Program, and is giving away a bunch of prizes. One of the prizes for the high school level is a complete year of the Old Western Culture curriculum! Here is a brief explanation of the reading list offered: The Outside of a Dog Book List offers 50+ titles for each … Continue Reading “Summer Reading Program from Exodus Books”

Exodus Books reviews Old Western Culture

Exodus Books, a bookstore in Portland, as well as a large online reseller of curriculum, now carries the Old Western Culture curriculum, and wrote a review. The review (written by Caleb Crossman), was not only well-written and comprehensive, but very entertaining to read! Caleb shows his knowledge (and love) of the classics as he uses classical allusions throughout. Our favorite excerpt is when Wes Callihan is called a “benevolent centaur,” an allusion to Chiron, the centaur in Greek mythology who helped in the education of Achilles: The mastermind behind Old Western Culture is Wesley Callihan, a veteran of Christian education. His presence hovers … Continue Reading “Exodus Books reviews Old Western Culture”