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Articles tagged Virtue

Soul Insights

by David
Tuesday, 16 April, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Since antiquity, people have worked to unlock the mysteries of personality. The ancient Greeks noted four personality types: sanguine, phlegmatic, choleric, and melancholy. They believed that each of these personality types corresponded to the dominant bodily fluids....
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Skills versus Subjects

by Lisa
Friday, 29 March, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Classical education is a “curious thing,” viewed from the perspective of a traditional educator. Traditional education emphasizes acquiring knowledge of a host of subjects through the passing of a multitude of classes en route to receiving a diploma. Classical...
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Got Myth?

The mythos represents man’s imaginative and, ultimately, spiritual effort to make this world intelligible; the logos sets forth his rational attempt to do the same.1 Humans have two basic tools with which to make this world intelligible: the mythos and the logos;...
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The Benefit of the Classics for Youth

by Matt
Friday, 14 September, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Remakes are wildly popular. This is true for the viewers, as well as the producers, of both books and movies. How many Batmans have there been? Spidermans? Even Homer’s Odyssey was remade as O Brother, Where Art Thou? Glenn Beck rewrote Thomas Paine’s classic, Common...
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Considering Classical Conversations and the Gift of Community

Think about community. The word “community” comes from the Old French word communité, which, as you Latin students know, is derived from communitas (cum, "with/together," plus munus, "gift"). In short, community is the gift of being together with others. This statement...
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