This is our catalog of courses. We will occasionally adjust the course listing to reflect the addition of new courses and the retirement of others.
Using Anne Carroll’s Christ the King, Lord of History as a framework and guide for a year-long study, this course roughly traces Christendom through the years 450-1500.
Using Anne Carroll’s Christ the King, Lord of History, and also Anne Carroll and Belinda Mooney’s Christ the King Lord of History: The Continuing Story as frameworks and guides for a year-long study, this course roughly traces Christendom from the beginning of history through the years 1500. This includes: an examination of the emergence of Christianity in the late Roman period; the clash with Muslim expansions; the establishment of Christian nations such as Charlemagne and the Holy Roman Empire; the importance of Thomas Aquinas.
Week 1: Introduction and overview of syllabus and assignments
Week 2: The Earliest Civilizations
Week 3: Salvation History
Week 4: Greece
Week 5: Rome
Week 6: The Incarnation
Week 7: The Apostolic Age
Week 8: The Early Church
Week 9: Barbarians, and Dark Ages
Week 10: Islam, and the Holy Roman Empire
Week 11: The Rise of Feudalism
Week 12: The High Middle Ages
Week 13: The Greatest of Centuries
Week 14: Spain’s Greatness
Course Materials: Anne Carroll’s Christ the King, Lord of History, ISBN-10: 0895555034, ISBN-13: 978-0895555038 (https://tinyurl.com/2p8a974z)
Optional: Belinda Mooney’s Workbook, Study Guide and Answer Key. ISBN-10: 0895556731, ISBN-13: 978-0895556738 (https://amzn.to/3LRbli8)
Homework: Approximately 15 pages of reading per week from the textbook.
NOTE: Middle Schoolers taking this course are exempt from the readings.
Writing is an integral part of demonstrating both the assimilation of knowledge, and the articulation thereof. Therefore, students will be guided through the process of writing a short (3- to 5-page, double-spaced) review of a book of their choice relevant to the subject matter.
NOTE: Middle School students taking this class must instead write a 1- to 2-page book report.
NOTE: Parents may contact the professor to excuse their students from the written assignments.
Weekly, extra-credit review quizzes based on classroom lectures and discussions.