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Articles dated July 2012

The Campus Experience and the Fourth of July

by Shawn
Friday, 13 July, 2012
categories: Articles, College and Post Graduation
My wife and I just finished the mid-continental homeschool conference circuit. You would be amazed at how many times I was told that the campus experience was vastly overrated. As with anything you hear repeatedly among peers, it gives you pause. I reflected on the...
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The Other Side of Leadership

by David
Tuesday, 10 July, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
History is the story of leaders.  Civilization remembers events revolving around leadership.   Any list of great leaders includes the malevolent as well as the benevolent, such as, Mohandas Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington,...
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Considering the Universe Next Door

“[A]s I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship...”(Paul speaking to the Athenians) “Wandering about in a twilight where all cats are grey is not seeking truth.”(Lesslie Newbigin, The Gospel in a Pluralist Society) Will our children grow up to be...
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An Open Letter to Critics of Classical Education

by Matt
Friday, 06 July, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
Raising our children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord is one of the most important tasks in which parents will engage. Making the decision on how best to do that might be one of the most difficult decisions a parent will make. This, of course, can be seen in...
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Dialectic Lessons for Patriots

  The reason so many academics miss the real history of America is that they assume that ideas don’t matter and that there is no such thing as virtue. --Introduction to A Patriot’s History of the United States1   This quote contains two parts that we must consider...
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