Those in this course will focus on the history and writings of the Bible, both the Old and New Testaments. It will include a brief survey of all the books of the Bible and the general outline of the contents of the major narratives and teachings of these books. Themes explored will include the mighty acts of God, God's covenants with His people, and the promised Messiah.

This course is a required academic elective for honors seventh grade students.  It is designed to be a inter-disciplinary approach to history, literature, theology, law, and the arts; with a focus on the development of western civilization from the Judeo-Christian roots.  Students should acquire basic knowledge of the prominent themes, characters, and events of the scripture.  They should be able to fluently read and comprehend the Bible and a broad selection of Christian literature that provides the foundation for Western Civilization.  They should be prepared to think deeply about the literature, write persuasively, and communicate clearly on the assigned themes.      

This course is a required academic elective for honors eighth grade students.  It is designed to be a inter-disciplinary approach to history, literature, theology, law, and the arts; with a focus on the development of western civilization.  Students should d be able to fluently read and comprehend a vast selection of the ancient books that provided the foundation for Western Civilization.  They should be prepared to think deeply about the literature, write persuasively, and communicate clearly on the assigned themes.