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How Classical Conversations Teaches Us to Communicate Culture

“People and other creatures would be known by their names and histories, not by their numbers or percentages. History would be handed down in songs and stories, not reduced to evolutionary or technological trends.”   -Wendell Berry   What is culture, civilization,...
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Shakespeare’s Language and the Evolution of Human Intelligence

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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True Mythology - "Perfect Myth and Perfect Fact" (Part II: This Is His Spoken World)

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Through Him were all things made. Welcome to His poem. His play. His novel. Skip the bowls of fruit and statues. Let the pages flick through your thumbs. This is His spoken world...
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True Mythology - "Perfect Myth and Perfect Fact" (Part I: True Mythology Correlates with Absolute Reality)

We need stories. Since ancient times, we have turned to stories, tales, and myths in order to articulate our understanding of the cosmos. Not only do these narratives enable us to describe reality, they portray humanity’s place and purpose in the creation. Stories...
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How to Raise a Hero (Four Important Activities to Do with Your Children this Summer)

by Courtney
Monday, 06 May, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
In the light of current events, I am certain of one thing: we need heroes. As parents, we cannot allow fear to rule our lives; on the contrary, we should prepare our children to act nobly and to do the right thing in unusual circumstances, because one thing is certain...
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