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Articles dated June 2012

A Classical Conversation at Parent Practicum: Discovering Mandala

Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance...poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music. -Ezra Pound, ABC of Reading I recently attended a Parent Practicum where I had the opportunity to listen to a wonderful conversation. The...
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Why Mandala?

The following is a transcript of Leigh Bortins answering the questions, “What is Mandala Fellowship?” and “Why did she choose to use terms that have pagan roots?” You can listen to the entire interview in the Leigh! @ Lunch archives here. The thing I love most about...
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The Good, the Bad, and the Incontrovertible

by Tobin
Thursday, 14 June, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
According to Wikipedia, “New Atheism” is the name given to the ideas promoted by a collection of 21st-century atheist writers (foremost among them: Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Sam Harris, and the late Christopher Hitchens) who have advocated the view that "...
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Poolside Latin, Anyone? Summer Studies

In Classical Conversations, we often speak of the wonderful fruit of restoring the education of two generations of students—the education of the students who are in Classical Conversations and also the education of their parents. What does this mean? If we want our...
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Random Thoughts, Nearing Age 50

by David
Thursday, 07 June, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
I will soon turn fifty years old and the hour glass suggests that I may have gathered some wisdom. These are lessons that I wish I had learned a whole lot earlier in life. I could have saved myself a lot of grief. Don’t take yourself too seriously. Lighten up and laugh...
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