It is interesting that we describe things happening “in heaven” or “in hell,” and yet things happen “on earth.” Earth is not an enclosed place, which is to say it is open to both heaven and hell.
“At the moment, a good deal of what passes as instruction in classical pedagogy is mere theory, not experience or common sense, and this is because there are relatively few veteran teachers have with big platforms in the classical Christian movement. Instead: consultants, administrators, college profs, and bloggers. Give me the ten biggest names inContinue reading “Theory Vs Experience”
“At the moment, there are so many classical Christian schools hiring that whoever writes job postings simply has to assume stiff competition. That’s not happening, though. Classical Christian schools are still writing job postings as though classical Christian education is a small, scrappy movement for idealists and fringe weirdos who will be happy with anythingContinue reading “My Strategy Is Simple: Tell It Like It Is”
The Gilderoy Lockhart of classical Christian education isn’t a man.
Back when I had a Facebook account, I made dozens of these. People seemed to like them. Here are a few of the old ones.
From the October 31, 2022 issue of The New Yorker.
Advance reader copies of Love What Lasts are out for review now. The pre-sale should begin fairly soon.
“Parent: High school is the time and place to figure out who you are and what you love. Gibbs: It’s really not. Parent: No? Gibbs: No, I wouldn’t say it’s the place to figure out who you are and what you love. At very least, a classical Christian school isn’t that sort of place. IContinue reading “A Classical Education Is Not About Finding Your Passions”
Cashier: This store has recently begun charging you for services we used to give you for free. Incompetent thinkers: Wow, you must really care about the environment and justice. Cashier: Yes, thanks. Pay up. Incompetent thinkers: Sure. No problem.