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Articles tagged Humility

Revelation through Rhetoric: Humility and Learning

Expectant faces. Blank looks. Shrugged shoulders. This describes many afternoons of my first year tutoring Essentials of the English Language for our brand new Classical Conversations Community in Keller, TX. Rather than being the grammar “expert” for our community, I...
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The Most Important Qualification for Directors

All the fitness He requireth Is to feel your need of Him.“Come, Ye Sinners” Have you ever questioned your sufficiency for the roles you play? How can you tell if you are a success or not? These questions are common to us as home educating parents and tutors. Am I any...
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Musings on Humility: Stepping Out in Faith to Direct Challenge II

“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts” (C. S. Lewis, Abolition of Man). One may not immediately make the connection between this quote and humility, or the virtue of humility. Neither did I upon first reading it. However,...
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Is Doubt the Engine of Science?

There is a growing trend in the modern era to view doubt as the core value of science. The narrative goes like this: science proceeds by taking everything we think we know and hold dear and doubting it; this doubt is what allows the progress of knowledge. Christopher...
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Creation: Humility, Harmony, and Hierarchy

Creation: Humility, Harmony, and HierarchyHow Classical, Christian Education Nurtures Humility, the Appreciation of Beauty, and the Cultivation of Biblical Virtuesby Kate Deddens We have to be receptive in order to learn. We need to be open to instruction—to submit to...
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