Reading Your Way Through History

May 10, 2006

Life of Christ (1-33 AD)

Filed under: A 1st Century — Alicia @ 8:04 pm

Picture Books:

Stories from the New Testament with Masterwork Paintings Inspired by the Stories (Simon and Schuster Books)

Favorite Read-Alouds:

The Holy Gospels

Abigail and the Widow Mary by Noel Trimming

Jesus of Nazareth: The Story of His Life Simply Told by Mother Mary Loyola

Grades 5-8:

Ben Hur by General Lew Wallace (better for eager readers)

The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare

Teen/Adult:

The Face of the Nazarene by Noel Trimming

The Life of Christ by Fulton Sheen

The Man Born to be King by Dorothy Sayers

The Spear by Louis de Wohl

Movies:

Ben Hur (1958 – Charlton Heston)

Jesus of Nazareth (1977)

The Passion of the Christ (2004 – parents strongly cautioned)

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