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Worldview Education

K-9: The Veritas School
(curriculum in production)

10-12: The Veritas Academy
Primary text: A Faith and Culture Devotional: Daily Readings in Art, Science and Life
With online guidance (see PowerPoint)

Adult Learning
Level 1: Seek and Discover
Primary text: A Faith and Culture Devotional: Daily Readings in Art, Science and Life, by Kullberg and Arrington
With online guidance (see PowerPoint)
Selections from:
Finding God at Harvard: Spiritual Journeys of Christian Thinkers, Kullberg

Level 2: Christian Worldview Certificate
Diploma from The America Conservancy
Readings:
The Bible
Alexis de Toqueville
The Declaration of Independence
The Constitution of the United States
The Federalist Papers
The Great Books, selections

Conference:   by phone with TAC
Option of attending: Acton University four (4) days in June, Grand Rapids, MI

Level 3           Certificate for American Leadership
Required: Adult Levels 1 and 2

American Uniqueness
Readings include Charles Murray, de Toqueville, Founders.
Acton lecture: American Exceptionalism – Michael Novak

Human Flourishing & Cultural Renewal
Selections and discussion from
Lecture: Wesley’s Kingdom Vision of Social Transformation – Dr. Charles Self
St. Augustine, City of God.
Abraham Kyper.
Os Guinness: see Trinity curriculum.

Renaissance: The Power of the Gospel However Dark the Times.
Eric Metaxas: Amazing Grace, William Wilberforce and the Clapham Sect.
Fierce Convictions: Hannah More and the Clapham Circle, by Karen S. Pryor

Freedom, Creativity, Work, Wealth and Generosity
Entrepreneurship for Human Flourishing, by Chris Horst and Peter Greer
Politics According to the Bible: by Wayne Grudem

The Poverty of Nations: A Solution. With Wayne Grudem and Barry Asmus

The Great Ideas, from Acton University
Christian Anthropology – Dr. Samuel Gregg

  1. Person and Property in the Pentateuch – Dr. David Baker
  2. Bastiat – Dr. Todd Flanders
  3. The Economic Way of Thinking – Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse
  4. The Church and God’s Economy – Dr. Jordan Ballor
  5. The Church and Modern Civilization – Dr. Greg Forster
  6. Wilberforce – Mr. Eric Metaxas
  7. Theology of Work – Dr. Scott Rae
  8. Global Economic Impacts of Marital Decline and Cohabitation – Prof. W. Bradford Wilcox

Options (choose at least 5)

  1. A Conversation with Michael Novak
  2. The Role of Ideas in Economic History – Prof. Ross Emmett
  3. The Church and Urban Education – Dr. Anthony Bradley
  4. Christian Vision of Government – Michael Matheson Miller
  5. East Meets West: Consumerism and Asceticism – Rev. Gregory Jensen
  6. The Unknown Solzhenitsyn – Dr. Edward Ericson
  7. Communitarianism: Theory and Critique – Dr. Kenneth Grasso
  8. Corruption – Prof. Carroll Rios de Rodriguez
  9. Biblical Foundations of Freedom – Dr. Charles Self
  10. The Gospel of Luke – Prof. Chris Armstrong
  11. 19th Century Reflections on Liberty – Michael Matheson Miller
  12. An Evening with Arthur Brooks
  13. Poverty in the Developing World – Michael Matheson Miller
  14. Economics and Human Action – Dr. Peter Boettke
  15. Job Creation and the Developing World – Mr. Dave Genzink
  16. Liberty and Liberalism – Dr. Kenneth Grasso
  17. Marketplace as Social Shalom – Dr. Anthony Bradley
  18. Private Charity: A Practitioner’s View – Mr. Rodolpho Carrasco
  19. The Reformation of University Education – Dr. Herman Selderhuis
  20. Business as a Moral Enterprise – Mr. Andreas Widmer
  21. Public Choice Theory – Dr. Peter Boettke
  22. Tolkien and the Free Society – Dr. Jonathan Witt
  23. Microfinance and Development – Mr. Peter Greer
  24. The Role of Ideas in Economic History – Prof. Ross Emmett
  25. Ethics of Capital and Interest – Dr. Shawn Rittenour
  26. Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Christian Social Witness – Mr. Eric Metaxas
  27. Theology of Stewardship – Dr. Kent Wilson
  28. Common Grace in Business – Dr. Peter Heslam
  29. Economics and the Ethics of Inflation – Jeffrey Tucker
  30. CEO as Creator of Culture – Mr. Andreas Widmer
  31. John A. Ryan and the New Deal – Dr. Kevin Schmeissing
  32. Islam, Markets, and the Free Society – Mr. Mustafa Akyol
  33. Fertility’s Impact on the World Economy – Prof. W. Bradford Wilcox
  34. Macroeconomics 101 – Dr. John Lunn
  35. The Political Economy of Edmund Burke – Michael Matheson Miller
  36. Africa: New Pathways for Development – Mr. Andreas Widmer
  37. The Middle East and the Arab Spring – Mr. Mustafa Akyol
  38. Abraham Kuyper, Entrepreneurship and Poverty – Dr. Peter Heslam
  39. Latin America – Prof. Caroll Rios de Rodriguez
  40. The Federalist Debate: Liberty and Order – Dr. John Pinhiero
  41. Environmental Sustainability – Dr. Anthony Bradley
  42. Free Trade and Globalization – Prof. Ross Emmett
  43. Social Entrepreneurship – Ms. Anielka Münkel
  44. Deficits and Debt – Dr. Samuel Gregg
  45. Dependency, Church and Community – Mr. Peter Greer
  46. Closing Address – Rev. Robert A. Sirico
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