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Articles dated August 2012

Classical and Christian? Can It Be?

by Jennifer
Friday, 31 August, 2012
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
Can an education be both classical and Christian? Many parents ask this question every year, unknowingly echoing an age-old query. Parents often associate a classical education with “non-Christian” content such as Greek mythology or philosophy. Naturally, they then...
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A Radiant Surface

Dr. Glen Arbery may well be right when he suggests in his book, Why Literature Matters: Permanence and the Politics of Reputation, that “of all the poems in the history of the West, actual scripture aside.... God loves the Iliad most.” But if so, Homer’s other poem,...
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Confessions of a Former Public School Teacher

by Kathy
Tuesday, 28 August, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
As we embark on this new Classical Conversations year, I thought I might pause from my usual Latin discussion to focus on what I love about homeschooling alongside Classical Conversations. I may warn you that some of these reasons are slightly superficial!   1) I love...
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Quaestia et Responsa (Questions and Answers)

by Kathy
Monday, 27 August, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
To those of you who submitted Latin questions I say, "Thank you." Here are some answers to some frequently asked questions: What is the difference between the dative and the accusative plus the preposition ad? The dative is used as the indirect object with verbs of...
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Mimetic Teaching

by Ruth
Friday, 24 August, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
"Tell me why I am the greatest teacher that has ever lived." We laughed when Andrew Kern stood before us asking something so ridiculous. He is a deeply modest man, and we knew it. He knew we knew it. We knew he knew we knew it. He gave us an opening to do with as we...
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