Bibliography for the Free Christian Curriculum

Gary North – May 15, 2021

These are the books for my courses in my proposed free online Christian curriculum. 

[Editor’s Note: Many of the titles listed below are hyperlinked to free, online editions of the books. I am in the process of adding links to the ones that previously were not linked. Most of the books listed here are also available in print, new or used, through online booksellers. – PR]


Christian Worldview

Gary North, Liberating Planet Earth
Gary North, God’s Covenants
Ray Sutton, That You May Prosper: Dominion By Covenant
Gary North, Is the World Running Down?
Gary North, The Five Pillars of Biblical Success
Gary North, The Five Pillars of Biblical Leadership
David Chilton, Paradise Restored


Social Science

Ray Sutton, Who Owns the Family: God or the State?
Robert Thoburn, The Children Trap: The Biblical Blueprint for Education
Gary DeMar, Ruler of the Nations: Biblical Blueprints for Government
George Grant, The Changing of the Guard: Biblical Blueprints for Politics
George Grant, In the Shadow of Plenty: The Biblical Blueprint for Welfare
Gary North, Healer of the Nations: Biblical Blueprints for International Relations


Christian Economics 1

Gary North, Inherit the Earth: Biblical Blueprints for Economics
David Chilton, Productive Christians in an Age of Guilt-Manipulators
Gary North, Honest Money
Gary North, Christian Economics: Student’s Edition
Gary North, Christian Economics: Teacher’s Edition
Gary North, Christian Economics: Activist’s Edition


Christian Economics 2

Gary North, Christian Economics: Scholar’s Edition, 2 volumes



R. J. Rushdoony, Institutes of Biblical Law, Volume 1
Greg Bahnsen, By This Standard


There will be four years of chronologically parallel courses: Western civilization and Western literature. These will be based mainly on primary sources. There will be no textbooks. 

These books have shaped my thinking:

Alexis de Tocqueville, The Old Regime and the Revolution (1856)
Fustel de Coulanges, The Ancient City (1864)
Jacob Burckhardt, Greeks and Greek Civilization (1870’s).
Nesta H. Webster, The French Revolution: A Study in Democracy (1919)
Charles Norris Cochrane, Christianity and Classical Culture (1940)
Ethelbert Stauffer, Christ and the Caesars (1955)
William Carroll Bark, Origins of the Medieval World (1958)
Charles Hapgood, Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings (1966)
R. J. Rushdoony, Foundations of Social Order: Studies in the Creeds and Councils of the Early Church (1968)
Stanley L. Jaki, The Road of Science and the Ways to God (1978)
Robert Nisbet, History of the Idea of Progress (1980)
James Billington, Fire in the Minds of Men: Origins of the Revolutionary Faith (1980)
Paul Johnson, Modern Times (1983)
Robert Nisbet, The Social Philosophers: Community and Conflict in Western Thought (1983)
Harold J. Berman, Law and Revolution, 2 volumes (1983, 2003)
Paul Johnson, The Birth of the Modern: World Society, 1815-1830 (1991)
Martin van Creveld, The Rise and Decline of the State (1999)
Jacques Barzun, From Dawn to Decadence: 1500 to the Present (2000)
Gregory Clark, A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World (2007)
Deirdre N. McCloskey, The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce (2006)
_________________, Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can’t Explain the Modern World (2010)
Justo L. Gonzalez, The Story of Christianity, 2 volumes (2010)
Rodney Stark, How the West Won (2014)
Martin Gurri, The Revolt of the Public (2018)

In grades 11 and 12, there will be a two-year course in American history. It will be based mainly on primary source documents. There will be no textbooks

These books have shaped my thinking:

Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, 2 volumes (1835, 1840)
Perry Miller, The New England Mind, 2 volumes (1939, 1953)
Merrill Jensen, The New Nation (1950)
Murray Rothbard, America’s Great Depression (1963)
C. Gregg Singer, A Theological Interpretation of American History (1964)
David J. Rothman, The Discovery of the Asylum (1971)
Antony C. Sutton, Wall Street and FDR (1976)
Otto Scott, The Secret Six: John Brown and the Abolitionist Movement (1979)
Paul Johnson, A History of the American People (1997)
Robert B. Stinnett, Day of Deceit: The Truth About FDR and Pearl Harbor (2000)
Roger Finke and Rodney Stark, The Churching of America, 1776-2005 (2005)
Colin Woodard, American Nations (2011)
Murray Rothbard, The Progressive Era (2017)


If I live long enough, I will produce four years of courses on the Bible’s view of economics. The books will be my 31 volumes of economic commentaries on the Bible.



(Feb. 19, 2023) Links added for Rushdoony’s Institutes of Biblical Law, Volume 1, Dr. North’s Five Pillars of Biblical Leadership,

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