11 Hebrew Themes and Begin Greeks (Full Lecture)

My thoughts on Jewish contributions to Western Civ, the West and the East defined, and beginning of discussion of the Greeks and patriotism.

Covenant, Law, and Kingship among the Ancient Hebrews (Full Lecture)

Full lecture from my third Western Heritage class of the semester, covering the stories of Abraham and David.  Too quickly!

Western Heritage Lecture 5: No God Kings

In my fifth lecture for the Western Heritage core course, I moved the class from the ancient Hebrews to the ancient Greeks, considering how each people(s) despised the notion of a God-King. In particular, I considered the roles… Read More