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Articles tagged Literary Reading

Can Books Really Teach Us Anything? (Part Two)

In Part One of this article, we looked at two recent arguments in favor of letting children’s desires dictate what they read. This common contemporary argument is directly opposed to the idea of a classical, Christian education. While the aim of most contemporary...
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A Response to President Obama’s New Common Core State Standards for Education

by Matt
Monday, 17 December, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
In Homer’s Iliad, Achilles refuses to accept gifts from the hand of Agamemnon precisely because he refuses to become “the king’s man." Agamemnon had wronged Achilles—grievously—and to receive his gifts would amount to admitting that it was within Agamemnon’s authority...
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