Reading List

Fall 2021

CAT 101 – Catholic Seminar

  • Texts provided


HUM 102 – Ancient Greece

  • Nagle and Burstein. Readings in Greek History: Sources and Interpretations. 2nd Edition.  ISBN: 978-0199978458


  • William A. Johnson. The Essential Herodotus: Translation, Introduction, and Annotations.  ISBN: 978-0199897957


  • Pomeroy, Burstein, Donlan, Roberts, and Tandy.  Ancient Greece: A Political, Social, and Cultural History. 3rd Edition.  ISBN: 978-0199846047


LAT 101 – Latin I

  • Hans Orberg. Lingua Latina per se Illustrata. Pars I: Familia Romana.  Hacket Publishing, 2003. 

    • REQUIRED - Online version

      • To get the online version, go to:

      • Click the REGISTER link.  Use the Course Code: ddfe56.

      • Your payment will give you access for one full year, which will cover both semesters: LAT 101 and LAT 102.

    • RECOMMENDED - Paperback version (978-1-58510-420-8).

    • NOTE: The online version is adequate for the course.  It includes audio recordings and exercises with instantaneous feedback.  It also contains all the text of the paperback version.  The paperback version is listed because some find that reading a physical book aids in retention and comprehension.  The research affirms this.  However, the paperback version is NOT required.


MUSC 101 – Music History I


PHIL 102—Plato/Intro to Philosophy

  • Plato, Republic. Translated by Benjamin Jowett. Various editions ($7-$10).

  • Plato, Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo (Hackett Classics) 2nd Ed. ($9.00). (978-0872206335).


THL 101—Old Testament

  • Brant Pitre and John Bergsma. A Catholic Introduction to the Bible: The Old Testament. Ignatius Press, 2018. ($40-$52). (978-1586177225).

  • Brant Pitre. Jesus and the Last Supper. Eerdmans, 2017. ($28-$32). (978-0802875334).

  • Timothy Flanders. Introduction to the Holy Bible for Traditional Catholics: A Beginner’s Guide for Reading the Sacred Scriptures for Spiritual Profit. Our Lady of Victory Press, 2019. ($15.00) (978-0578624266).

  • Papal Encyclicals - (Provided in class)

    • Pope Leo III, Providentissimus Deus,

    • Pope Benedict XV, Spiritus Paraclitus,

    • Pope Pius XII, Divino Afflante Spiritu.

  • Other selections provided in class.


TRV 101 – Logic I

  • The Basic Works of Aristotle. Modern Library

  • Peter Kreeft.  Socratic Logic.

Divine Office

  • Antiphonale Duplex ($25).

    • This will be available at the beginning of the semester.

    • You will also have the option of downloading this book for use on a tablet.  (A phone does not have a large enough screen.)  That option is free.