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Courses we have found useful (*) . . .
(the others, I have not completed) . . .


*After the New Testament: The Writings of the Apostolic Fathers
Bart D. Ehrman
University of North Carolina
12 hours


*American Ideals: Founding a Republic of Virtue
Daniel N. Robinson
Oxford University
6 hours


*American Religious History
Patrick N. Allitt
Emory University
6 hours


*Ancient Near Eastern Mythology
Shalom L. Goldman
Emory University
12 hours


*Argumentation: The Study of Effective Reasoning
David Zarefsky
Northwestern University
12 hours


*Between Cross and Crescent: Jewish Civilization from Mohammed to Spinoza
David B. Ruderman
University of Pennsylvania
12 hours


*Building Great Sentences
Brooks Landon
University of Iowa
12 hours


*Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear
Michael Starbird
University of Texas
12 hours


Steven Strogatz
Cornell University
12 hours


*Conquest of the Americas
Marshall Eakin
Vanderbilt University
12 hours


*Early Christianity: The Experience of the Divine
Luke Timothy Johnson
Emory University
12 hours


*Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
David M. Meyer
Northwestern University
6 hours


*Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World
Robert Bucholz
Loyola University of Chicago
24 hours


*God and Mankind: Comparative Religions
Robert Oden
Kenyon College
4 hours


*Great Ancient Civilizations of Asia Minor
Kenneth W. Harl
Tulane University
12 hours


*Great Ideas of Classical Physics
Steven Pollock
University of Colorado
12 hours


*Great Minds of the Western Intellectual Tradition
Various Instructors
48 hours


Great Scientific Ideas That Changed the World
Steven L. Goodman
Lehigh University
The Teaching Compnay
18 hours.


*History of Christianity in the Reformation Era
Brad S. Gregory
Stanford University
18 hours


*Jesus and the Gospels
Luke Timothy Johnson
Emory University
18 hours


*Jewish Intellectual History: Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century
David B. Ruderman
University of Pennsylvania
12 hours


* Language and Society: What Your Speech Says About You
David B. Ruderman
University of Pennsylvania
12 hours


*Masterworks of Early 20th Century Literature
David Thorburn
Stanford University
12 hours


Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre
Richard Brettell
University of Texas
6 hours


*Natural Law and Human Nature
Joseph W. Koterski
Fordham University
12 hours


*Optimizing Brain Fitness
Richard Restak
George Washington University
6 hours


*Philosophy and Religion in the West
Phillip Cary
Eastern College
16 hours


Philosophy of Mind
Patrick Grim
State University of New York
12 hours


*Philosophy of Religion
James Hall
University of Richmond
18 hours


*Plato’s Republic
David Roochnik
Boston University
12 hours


*Popes and the Papacy: A History
Thomas X.F. Noble
Notre Dame University
12 hours


*Power over People
Dennis Dalton
Columbia University
8 hours


*Practicing Mindfulness
Mark W. Meusse
Rhodes College
12 hours


Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World
Benjamin Schumacher
Kenyon College
12 hours



*Questions of Value
Patrick Grim
State University of New York at Stony Brook
12 hours


Representing Justice
Susan Sage Heinzelman
University of Texas
12 hours


*Science in the 20th Century: a Socio-Intellectual Survey
Steven L. Goodman
Lehigh University
The Teaching Compnay
18 hours.


*Science Wars: What Scientists Know and How They Know It
Steven L. Goodman
Lehigh University
The Teaching Compnay
12 hours.


*Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory
Peter M. Vishton
College of William and Mary
The Teaching Compnay
3 hours.


*Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process
Francis B. Colavita
University of Pittsburgh
12 hours


*Skeptics and Believers
Tyler Roberts
Grinnell College
18 hours


*St Augustine’s Confessions
William R. Cook and Ronald B. Herzman
State University of New York
12 hours


*Story of Human Language
John McWhorter
Manhattan Institute
18 hours


*Terror of History: Mystics, Heretics, and Witches in the Western Tradition
Teofilo F. Ruiz
University of California
12 hours


*The Apostle Paul
Luke Timothy Johnson
Emory University
6 hours


*The Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond
Michael Dues
University of Arizona
12 hours


*The Art of Critical Decision Making
Michael A. Roberto
Bryant University
12 hours


*The Book of Genesis
Gary A. Rendsburg
New York University
12 hours


*The Conservative Tradition
Patrick N. Allitt
Emory University
18 Hours


*The Dead Sea Scrolls
Gary A. Rendsburg
New York University
12 hours


*The Era of the Crusades
Kenneth W. Harl
Tulane University
18 hours


*The Foundation of Western Civilization
Thomas F. X. Noble
University of Notre Dame
24 hours


*The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently Is Your Greatest Asset
Scott E. Page
University of Michigan
12 hours


*The History of Ancient Rome
Garrett G. Fagan
Pennsylvania University
24 hours


*The Holy Land Revealed
Jodi Magness
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
18 hours


*The Lives of Great Christians
William R. Cook
State University of New York
12 hours


*The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles
Arthur T. Benjamin
Harvey Mudd College
18 hours


*The Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida
Lawrence Cahoone
College of the Holy Cross
18 hours


*The New Testament
Bart D. Ehrman
The University of North Carolina
12 hours


*The Old Testament
Amy-Jill Levine
Vanderbilt University Divinity School
12 hours


The Other 1492: Ferdinand, Isabella, and the Making of an Empire
Teofilo Ruiz
University of California
6 hours


*The Passions: Philosophy and the Intelligence of Emotions
Robert C. Solomon
University of Texas
12 hours


*The Secrets of Mental Math
Arthur T. Benjamin
Harvey Mudd College
6 hours


*The Story of the Bible
Luke Timothy Johnson
Emory University
12 hours


*The Theory of Evolution: A History of Controversy
Edward J. Larson
University of Georgia
6 hours


*The Western Literary Canon in Context
John M. Bowers
University of Nevada
18 hours


*The Wisdom of History
J. Rufus Fears
University of Oklahoma
18 hours


*Theories of Human Development
Malcolm W. Watson
Brandeis University
12 hours


*Thinking About Capitalism
Jerry Z. Muller
Catholic University of America
18 hours


*Tocqueville and the American Experiment
William R. Cook
State University of New York
12 hours


*Understanding Complexity
Scott E. Page
University of Michigan
6 hours


*Understanding Investments
Connell Fullenkamp
Duke University
12 hours


*Unexpected Economics
Timothy Taylor
Journal of Economic Perspectives
Macalester College
12 hours


*Why Evil Exists
Charles Mathewes
University of Virginia
18 hours


*World Philosophy
Kathleen Higgens
University of Texas
12 hours


Other resources we have found worthwhile…

2004 Emergent Theological Conversation

Friedman’s Parables

50 Psychology Classics

50 Spiritual Classics

A Conflict of Visions

A Patriot’s History of the United States

A Thinking Man’s Quest for Reason (2 CDs)

Abandoned to God

All God’s Children

All of Grace

America’s Secret War

Apologetics in the Early Church — Sproul

Applied Economics

Audible: Difficult Conversations (5 CDs)

Augustine’s Confessions – Vols 1 and 2 (12 CDs)

Avicenna and Medieval Muslim Philosophy

Basic Economics

Bastiat – The Law

Best of CPAC 93 (DVD)

Big City Comedy (DVD)

Black Red Necks and White Liberals


Brian McLaren Interview

Broadcast Announcing Worktext – Reese, Beadle, Stephensen (CD)

Bullet Proof

Calvin of Prayer

Can You Trust the Bible?

Christian Apologetics

Christian Living – Beyond Belief

Chronicles and Kings (DVD)

Church Growth and Health

Civil Rights

Complexity and Chaos

Confessions of Saint Augustine


Consequences of Ideas – Sproul (9 DVDs)

Creating an Entire e-publishing Product Line from a Single e-Booklet Manuscript

Cultural Literacy

Culture Shift

Culture Warrior

Darwinism: Science or Naturalistic Philosophy (DVD)

Death by Meeting

Difficult Conversations

Einstein (2 lectures)

Ethnic America

Evangelical Theology

Evangelism Follow Up and Discipleship

Executive Briefing the Power of Persuasion

Fifty Famous Fairy Tales

Foolishness to the Greeks

Forming Children in Faith


Friedman’s Parables

Future Grace

Future of the People of God (4 CDs)



Gospel Truth: Thine is the Kingdom (DVD)

Helping Unbelievers Face Facts – Baird (2 CDs)

Heaven and Earth

History of Philosophy and Christian Thought

History of Theology — Sproul

How Christianity Changed the World

Icons of Evolution – Cold Water Media (51 min DVD)

Ideas Have Consequences

Illiberal Education

I’m Not Okay and Is It Just Me

In God They Trusted (DVD)

In the Name of God – Jennings (DVD)

Inaugurated Eschatology

Interview — Dallas Willard

Islam: Empire of Faith – PBS (DVD)

Iustitia Dei

J Gresham Machen’s Response to Modernism

James – Sparks and Bailey (4 lessons CD)

Justin Martyr

Knowing Scripture — Sproul

Leading Your Church through Change

Man’s Search for Meaning

Mars Hill Audio

Medved History Library

    Disk 1

    • 01 The Coming of the Revolution – Why They Fought – The Boston Tea Party.mp3
    • 02 How Paul Revere’s Ride Changed History – The Battles of Lexington and Concord.mp3
    • 03 Benedict Arnold and Ethan Allen Take Fort Ticonderoga – The Battle of Bunker Hill.mp3
    • 04 A Time to Fight! – George Washington Builds an Army.mp3
    • 05 The Invasion of Canada – The Battle of Quebec.mp3
    • 06 The British Attack Charleston, South Carolina – The Declaration of Independence.mp3
    • 07 The Empire Strikes Back – The Battle of Long Island.mp3
    • 08 Washington Escapes Long Island and Then Abandons New York.mp3
    • 09 The Autumn of 1776.mp3
    • 10 The Battle of Trenton.mp3
    • 11 The Battle of Princeton.mp3
    • 12 The Continentals Leave Princeton and Winter in Morristown – 1777, The Year of the Hang
    • 13 The Battle of Saratoga – The Most Rebellious Race.mp3
    • 14 The Battles of Brandywine and Germantown.mp3
    • 15 The Winter at Valley Forge – The British Occupy Georgia and South Carolina.mp3
    • 16 The Swamp Fox – The Battles of Kings Mountain and Cowpens.mp3
    • 17 The Life and Treason of Benedict Arnold.mp3
    • 18 The Siege of Yorktown – Why the American Revolution was Different from All Others.mp3
    • 19 A Portrait of George Washington.mp3
    • 20 The Writing of the Declaration of Independence.mp3
    • 21 The War of 1812.mp3
    • 22 The Mexican War – What Caused the War Between the States.mp3
    • 23 God’s Hand on America.mp3

    Disk 2

    • 01 The First Thanksgiving – Pilgrims, Puritans and the Founding of America.mp3
    • 02 The Secret History of the Christmas Holiday.mp3
    • 03 Why They Fight – The Story of the Arab-Israeli Conflict.mp3
    • 04 Five Middle Eastern Wars.mp3
    • 05 Myths, Lies and Truth About the Jewish Religion.mp3
    • 06 The War for the Union.mp3
    • 07 World War I – The Great War or America’s Greatest Mistake.mp3
    • 08 Myths, Mistakes and Lies About World War II.mp3
    • 09 Conflict in Korea – Remembering the Forgotten War.mp3
    • 10 Three Big Lies About the Vietnam War.mp3
    • 11 The Worst Presidents Ever – Big Lessons from the Most Colossal Failures in White House History
    • 12 The Shadow Presidents – The Secret History of the Chief Executives and Their Top Aides.mp3

    Disk 3

    • 01 The Real Lincoln.mp3
    • 02 The Truth About JFK.mp3
    • 03 What Was So Great About President Reagan.mp3
    • 04 Myths and Truth About the U.S. Constitution.mp3
    • 05 Is America a Christian Nation.mp3
    • 06 The Case for Divine Providence in U.S. History.mp3
    • 07 The (Shocking) Truth About Taxes.mp3
    • 08 Miracle of the Constitution.mp3

    Disk 4

    • 01 Confronting Media Lies About Sex and Marriage.mp3
    • 02 Why the Media Leans to the Left (and What You Can do About It).mp3
    • 03 Divine Providence in American History.mp3
    • 04 Four Lies About the War on Terrorism.mp3
    • 05 Prayer and the Four Pillars of Patriotism.mp3
    • 06 Faith-Based Schools in America.mp3
    • 07 Why Media and Academia Tilt Left.mp3
    • 08 Hollywood’s Delusions About Itself.mp3
    • 09 The Pro-Life Revolution.mp3
    • 10 Ten Big Lies About Same Sex Marriage.mp3
    • 11 The Media Grudge Against Israel.mp3
    • 12 Victory Lessons from Ronald Reagan.mp3
    • 13 Faith in the White House ~ Essential or Inappropriate.mp3
    • 14 The History of Third Parties in America.mp3
    • 15 September 11, 2001 ~ Terrorists Attack New York and Washington, DC.mp3
    • 16 September 11, 2002 ~ 9-11, The One-Year Anniversary.mp3
    • 17 Right Turns ~ The Missing Chapters.mp3 MP3 Disc 6.mp3

    Disk 5

    • The 5 Big Lies About American Business, Part I.mp3
    • The 5 Big Lies About American Business, Part II.mp3
    • The 10 Big Lies About America, Part I.mp3
    • The 10 Big Lies About America, Part II.mp3
    • The 10 Big Lies About America, Part III.mp3
    • The Odds Against Obama, Part I.mp3
    • The Odds Against Obama, Part II.mp3

Models of the Kingdom

Muscle and a Shovel

Outlasting the Gay Revolution

Mere Christianity


Naturalism after Godel – Baird (CD)

New Testament Greek Vocabulary (2 CDs)

Not for Sale


On the Origin and Design of the Universe – Strauss (1:26 min DVD)

On the Origin of the Cosmos – Strauss (DVD)

One Nation Under God (DVD)

OT Hebrew Vocabulary (2 CDs)

Paradise Lost (DVD)

Parental Choice – CEBA (DVD)

Parental Choice: “the How to” Solution – CEBA (DVD)

Pastorum Live 2012

  • A Manifesto for the Church – Lau.mp3
  • Across Cultures, Across Centuries – Keener.mp3
  • Biblical Interpretation that Hurts or Heals – Ciampa.mp3
  • Exodus in Ancient and Christological Contexts – Enns.mp3
  • Following Jesus in the Roman Empire – Carter.mp3
  • Four Questions People Ask – Doriani.mp3
  • Gleaning from the Greek – Yarbrough.mp3
  • How Greek Can Make Your Life Easier – McDonough.mp3
  • How to Interpret the Bible Out of Context – Heiser.mp3
  • Jesus, the Kingdom, and the Church – Perrin.mp3
  • Paul in Athens – Schnabel.mp3
  • Preaching from OT Narrative – Walton.mp3
  • Reading and Equipping the Church for Its Mission – Goheen .mp3
  • Structure and Meaning – Futato.mp3
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls – Evans.mp3
  • The Hebrew Key to Divine Satisfaction – Block.mp3
  • The OT Vision of a Wise Reader – Briggs.mp3
  • The Pillars of Applying Biblical Narrative – Pennington.mp3
  • The Sermon on the Mount as Gospel – McKnight.mp3
  • Twist and Turns in Luke’s Parables – Garland.mp3
  • Use and Abuse of Biblical Languages – Strauss.mp3

Paul- Fresh Perspectives

Personal Evangelism 2 – World Video Bible School (3 DVDs)

Power of Persuasion (CD)

Power to the People

Pre-School to Doctorate – CEBA (DVD)

Proverbs (13 lessons)

Proverbs Pts 1-4

Public Policy and Some Personal Remembrances – Sowell (DVD)


Raise Your Energy and Increase Your Motivation

Raising Cain – PBS (DVD) Jan 06

Ralph C Wood Interview

Reaching Real Kids in Search of a Real Church

Reading Between the Lines

Readings in the Greek New Testament

Reducing the Risk of Sexual Abuse (3 CDs)

Rethinking Relationships

Revelation – Sparks and Bailey (2 lessons CD)

Romans for Everyone

Sanctification: Don’t be Robbed – Sproul (CD)

Schopenhauer in 90 Minutes

Science and Theology from the Bottom Up

Science Politics and Gnosticism

Scream Free Parenting

Screwtape Letters

SCRUM and XP from the Trenches

Seven Classic Plays

So Beautiful

Sources of Ancient Wisdom

Spinoza in 90 Minutes

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life

St Mark’s Gospel – McGowan (DVD)

Stand to Reason

Subversive Meals

Surprised by Hope

Teaching the Virtues – Sommers (DVD)

The Abolition of Man

The Great Divorce

The Age of Guillotine – Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn

The American Covenant (DVD)

The Anabaptists (DVD)

The Big Bang — Stephen Hawking and God

The Book on Leadership

The Catholic Church — Modern Library Chronicles

The Christian and Old Testament Theology

The Church of the West

The Church, Community, and History

The Closing of the American Mind

The Consequences of Ideas (Video), R.C. Sproul, Ligonier Ministries, 13 hours

The Cross and the Crescent – Sproul (8 audio lessons)

The Dark Side of Islam – Sproul (five-part audio)

The Da Vinci Code Interview

The Divine Comedy

The Dream of Reason

The Enemy at Home

The Future of the People of God

The God of Stones and Spiders – Colson (2 DVDs)

The Great Divorce

The History of English Literature

The Hope – Mars Hill (DVD)

The Jesus of Myth and History

The Jewish War Vol 1 – Josephus (8 CDs)

The Jewish War Vol 1 Pt 2 – Josephus (4 CDs)

The Jewish War Vol 2 Pt 1 – Josephus (4 CDs)

The Journey — a Thinking Person’s Quest for Meaning

The Lessons of History

The Marketing of Evil

The Modern Scholar — God Wills It

The Modern Scholar: Epochs of European Civilization

The Modern Scholar: The Enlightenment

The Modern Scholar: The Enlightenment – Schmidt (6 CDs)

The Naked Public Square

The New Interpreters Bible – Romans

The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam and the Crusades

The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution

The Politically Incorrect Guide to the South

The Presence of the Future

The Prince

The Purposeful Church

The Quest for Community

The Right Questions – Johnson (1:21 min DVD)

The Schools We Need

The Screwtape Letters – Lewis

The Semantics of Biblical Language

The Sermon on the Mount

The Story of Classical Music

The Tipping Point

The Truth Project

The Universe Next Door

The Watchword Bible NT (DVD)

The With-God Life

The World History of Christianity

Three C’s of Education – CEBA (DVD)

Truth Overruled


Uniqueness of Christ — Newbigin

Unlocking the Mystery of Life – Illustra Media (65 min DVD)

Using Small Groups (2 CDs)

Using Small Groups to Produce Worship Services

Voyage Inside the Cell – Sardet Larsonneur Koch (DVD)

What is Wrong with Higher Education – CEBA (DVD)

What’s So Great about America

Why Gender Matters

Win Your Case

Wittgenstein in 90 Minutes

Wired for Intimacy

WOW Worship: 16 Top Worship Videos (DVD)

Youth Culture and the Church


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