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
My praise of the four iconographic cities of the West: Jerusalem; Athens; Rome; and London–culminating, of course, in Philadelphia. Full, unedited lecture–September 2, 2016. Warts and all.
Course: Western Heritage, H104-7; H104-8 Autumn 2016, meets in LANE 233 Professor Bradley J. Birzer; office: Delp 403; firstname.lastname@example.org Required Readings Hillsdale College History Department, ed., Western Heritage Reader (provided) Secondary text (available in HC Bookstore) handouts/readings… Read More