Understanding the Times is a one or two semester video-based curriculum for 12th grade that brings a host of Christian worldview and apologetic experts into your classroom. This class will help students clearly understand the tenets of the Christian worldview and how it compares with the tenets of other leading worldviews of our day: Islam, Secular Humanism, Marxism, New Age, and Postmodernism.
Some of the issues covered include: abortion, apologetics, the arts, biotechnology, critical thinking, cults, euthanasia, leadership, radical environmentalism, radical feminism, the problem of evil, religious pluralism, scriptural reliability, and more.
Understanding the Times is designed for your school classroom — complete with day-to-day lesson plans and classroom activities, as well as masters for assignments, papers, and unit tests — providing all the material needed to successfully teach worldviews and apologetics in your school.
The Understanding the Times Teaching Package includes the following: Teacher Manual, Student Manual, Textbook, and Teaching Videos (6 DVD-ROMs and 2 DVDs).
Note: In order to help bring the costs down and make this package affordable to home school families, we have encoded the video lectures in QuickTime format. These 6 discs are designed to play on a computer equipped with a DVD-ROM drive. They will not work in a regular DVD player.
This manual contains a one and two semester syllabi, day-to-day lesson plans, and classroom activities, as well as masters for assignments, papers, and unit tests, providing all the information needed to successfully teach worldviews in your school.
The manual contains fill-in-the-blank notes for each video segment, supplemental readings, and “Fact Sheets” providing further resources on over 30 topics. This manual provides each student with a complete set of notes and outlines for various assignments, discussions, and test reviews.
This hardcover textbook (revised in 2006) systematically outlines the six major worlviews of our time: Christianity, Islam, Secular Humanism, Marxism, New Age, and Postmodernism — along ten academic disciplines — Theology, Philosophy, Ethics, Biology, Psychology, Sociology, Law, Politics, Economics, and History.