JD stands for July/December. Because we both like to take breaks and accomplish things at the same time, Howdy and I have come up with a plan to use Peter Leithart’s Brightest Heaven of Invention: A Christian Guide to Six Shakespeare Plays. When appropriate, films will be watched after a play has been read and discussed using Leithart’s suggestions and commentary.
July 2015 – Taming of the Shrew*
December 2015 – Julius Caesar**
July 2016 – Much Ado About Nothing***
December 2016 – Macbeth****
July 2017 – Henry V*****
December 2017 – Hamlet******