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Articles dated July 2017

Record Keeping that Aims for Heaven Part One: Dwell with the principles you value

Life in the twenty-first century insists we wear all sorts of hats, doesn’t it? Homeschooling, in particular, demands that we don not only the many hats required to function in our complex world, but also put on all those that are related to what our culture entitles “...
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Fresh Springs

Do you have a summer tradition for refreshment? Every summer, I love to re-read a classic devotional book called “Streams in the Desert” by L. B. Cowman. Written in 1925, it has a truly wise, old-school style and feel. The theme of the entire book echoes the ideas of...
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A Homeschool Parent’s Musings: What Is Christian Paideia and Why Does It Matter?

"Education as paideia is not preparation for life, for college, or for work; it is our inherited means of living fully in the present, while we grow in wisdom and in grace, in conscience and in style, entering gradually into 'the good life.'"1 My summer Parent...
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‘Oh, the places you will go’ with CC’s new cartography book

by John
Monday, 10 July, 2017
categories: Articles
Good books can take you to places you’ve never been before, both real and imagined, and times past, present and future. Classics like “The Bronze Bow,” “Carry on, Mr. Bowditch,” and “Starship Troopers” can take you to 1st-century Galilee under the Romans, to sea in the...
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Classical Conversations celebrates 20th anniversary

by John
Friday, 07 July, 2017
categories: Articles
In the fall of 1997, Leigh Bortins began teaching a once-a-week, classical-model program in rhetoric in the basement of her Winston-Salem, North Carolina, home with her oldest son, Robert, and 10 of his friends. That program has grown just a bit over the years, and...
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