Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Homeschool History Studies: Part 3

After studying Ancient Greece and Rome last year, Baba, Jojo, and I moved onto studying the rise of Christianity. We read lots of the New Testament (and listened to a great dramatized version), listened to lectures, and saw lots of great movies! We are now onto studying the middle ages, but here's the book and movie list for our Christianity studies:


Gloria Fiero's Humanistic Tradition (chapters on the birth of christianity)
The New Testament
Treasury of Saints and Martyrs by Margaret Mulvihill
Jesus by Demi
Usborne Family Bible


Modern Scholar: 14 part Lecture Series: From Jesus to Christianity: A History of the Early Church
The New Testament in The Word of Promise: Complete Audio Bible

Film, TV, and Documentaries

Jesus of Nazareth (1977 Franco Zefferrelli)
The Robe (1953 Henry Koster)
Quo Vadis (1951 Mervyn Le Roy)
Peter and Paul (1981 Robert Day)
Life of Brian (1979 Terry Jones)
Jesus Christ Superstar (1973 Norman Jewison)
Peter and Paul and the Christian Revolution (PBS)
Jerusalem: Center of the World (PBS)
The Lost Gospels (BBC documentary)

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Our Streets, Our Lives

We made this video with our homeschool documentary club! Check it out.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Benny = James!

Last week, I starred as James in New Acting Company's production of James and the Giant Peach. It was so much fun!

My fabulous friends came to see me!