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Harmony in Contrast

This past weekend, I had the privilege of attending the Circe Conference: A Contemplation on Harmony. It was an amazing experience filled with a variety of wonderful lectures and workshops on big ideas about harmony. The following thoughts are my attempt to synchronize...
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Cultivating Wisdom

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by Andrew
Wednesday, 19 February, 2014
categories: Articles
Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Among the five paths to great writing is the “literary path,” which shows that to become a great writer one must read great writings. However, one may be...
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The Way of Repentance

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by Andrew
Friday, 03 January, 2014
categories: Classical Christian Education
Even in rhetoric, it all comes down to The Way of Repentance. What is this Way? One might look at it in a number of different lights. Here is one: it is leaving behind the voices, anxieties, and vainglories that crowd our minds and souls in order to enter His silence...
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Shakespeare’s Language and the Evolution of Human Intelligence

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by Andrew
Wednesday, 25 September, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I was watching a bit of Brannagh’s Hamlet tonight and luxuriating in the language (some of which I understood) when my dear wife asked for my opinion: “Do you think the groundlings actually understood what was going on in those plays?” I said I thought they did (that...
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Fables, Myths, and Fairy Tales

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by Tobin
Friday, 22 March, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Our world isn’t clear regarding the differences between fables, myths, and fairy tales. We tend to lump them together into anthologies based on the characteristics they have in common: all of them contain fantastical elements, magic, talking animals, and so on, and all...
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