The Great Conversation Year 1 Texts and Materials

TGC 1

TEXTS:
+ These books are consumable or used in class. Siblings taking TGC 1 should each have their own copy.
* These books are used in subsequent years of TGC.

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Used during the first semester.
  • Syllabus: The Bible and Ancient Thought+
    David Quine (2011 edition or newer)
    Families who have previously purchased a WVWW Syllabus may receive an additional 20% discount when purchasing another WVWW Syllabus. Choose "Additional Syllabus" option when ordering online.
  • How Should We Then Live
    Francis Schaeffer
  • The Universe Next Door*
    James W. Sire (5th edition or later)
  • Genesis in Space & Time
    Francis Schaeffer
  • The Iliad+^
    Homer
    (Fitzgerald translation, NOT the World View Edition available from Cornerstone)
  • The Odyssey+^
    Homer
    (Fitzgerald translation, NOT the World View Edition available from Cornerstone)
  • How Now Shall We Live*,
    Charles Colson, Nancy Pearcey
    (ISBN: 0-8423-5588-x)
  • Surprised by Suffering
    R. C. Sproul (2009 revised edition)
    (ISBN: 9781567691849)
  • World History 10, 2nd edition*
    Bob Jones University
    This older edition is readily available from half.com or amazon.com

    (ISBN: 0-89084-712-6)

  • The Little Seagull Handbook, 3rd edition*+
    Richard Bullock, Michael Brody, Francine Weinberg
    (ISBN: 978-0-393-60264-7)

Used during the second semester.
  • The Republic+
    Plato
    (Grube translation, NOT the World View Edition available from Cornerstone)
  • The Aeneid+,
    Virgil
    (Fitzgerald translation, NOT the World View Edition available from Cornerstone)
  • City of God Part 1 +
    Augustine
    (World View Edition, edited by David Quine and available from Cornerstone)
Provided on loan to students who do not wish to purchase their own copy:
  • Julius Caesar
    William Shakespeare
    Any edition

Provided by Instructor:
  • Syllabus Supplement

MATERIALS:


  • Binder, paper, pencils, pens, highlighters, red pen.
  • Access to a computer, internet, email, and a printer, as well as ink and paper. Be sure your computer has Adobe Reader.
  • We encourage each family to subscribe to and discuss together World Magazine



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