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Articles tagged Fine Art

Beauty: Audience Participation Requested

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In the spring of 1879, Ferdinand Cheval, a rural French postman, was going about his daily rounds when he tripped on a stone and tumbled headlong to the ground. As he dusted himself off, he was captivated by the mysterious beauty and striking shape of the stone that...
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Beauty and the Feast

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“He has made everything beautiful in its time…he has put eternity into man’s heart…” Ecclesiastes 3:11 ESV A taste for brussels sprouts or fine wines is seldom a gift of nature. For classically-minded parents, such lofty and nebulous aims as the pursuit of beauty and...
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Wobbly Times: Finding Harmony in the Debate Strand

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Do you remember Playskool Weebles, those round-bottomed, wobbly toddler toys? You could tip one all the way to the ground, and after some over-correction, it would always right itself. These precarious little people provide a wee picture of my students in our...
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The Beauty of Fine Arts

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"A broad education in the arts helps give children a better understanding of their world…We need students who are culturally literate as well as math and science literate." –Paul Ostergard, Vice President, Citicorp I can’t listen to the great composer Tchaikovsky’s...
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Truth or Consequences: On Practicality

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by Andrew
Thursday, 29 August, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
It was twenty years ago this fall that I plunged wholeheartedly and somewhat heedlessly into Christian classical education when some comrades and I started Providence Academy in Green Bay, WI. Since then, I have been hearing repeatedly the very sensible call for a...
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