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Articles tagged history

Many Stories, One Body

by Elizabeth
Wednesday, 21 February, 2018
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
We’ve been listening to a lot of jazz this year. We’ve been mapping its evolution in its historical context. The timeline we made traces a fraught journey where rhythms pulse beneathe the birth and infancy of our country, and melodies soar over the triumphs and...
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History That Changes the World

The opinions in this article are the author’s and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Classical Conversations and its leadership, staff, or communities. We are glad to provide a platform for discussion of ideas about classical Christian education in K...
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The Stories We Didn’t Tell

There’s so much. Beginning to write this article reminds me of how I first felt when contemplating the task in front of me six months ago: find the stories of how geography impacted the histories and cultures of Asia and tell them to our readers in a new Classical...
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Don’t Walk Away from the Past

A few weeks ago life for me turned upside down. My family and I were in Athens, Greece at the time. I had moved to Athens to study Greek, and then we received the call no parent wants to receive.  My son had nearly died when the vehicle he was driving flipped six times...
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Could your child enter Harvard in 1869? What the entrance exam to Harvard College tells us about classical education in America

Harvard College adopted the following words, based on their mission statement, as part of their “Rules and Precepts” in 1646: Let every Student be plainly instructed, and earnestly pressed to consider well, the maine end of his life and studies is, to know God and...
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