Nicene Creed

Nicene Creed

Shown above: Icon depicting the Emperor Constantine, accompanied by the bishops of the First Council of Nicaea (325), holding the Niceno–Constantinopolitan Creed of 381. Required memory work at many classical Christian schools, this statement of faith was...

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Transcendent: The Not-So-Obvious Idea About God

Transcendent: The Not-So-Obvious Idea About God

By DOUGLAS WILSON If you are willing to indulge me for a moment, picture two different whales. One of the whales inhabits an ocean that we might call “reality,” or “all that exists.” He is the biggest and strongest resident of that ocean, but he is nevertheless...

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Further

Further

The ideas of the West are central to much of the way we live and perceive the world. The Summer 2019 Special Issue of The Classical Difference provides several unique perspectives on these important ideas. Want to dig deeper? The Classical Difference: "The West"...

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Trivium Art

Trivium Art

It was when I was happiest that I longed most … The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing … to find the place where all the beauty came from.—C.S. Lewis, Till We Have Faces IN THE 13TH CENTURY, a crew of planners and artists in Laon, France,...

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Lean Out or Lean In: Liberal Arts as a Path to Leadership

Lean Out or Lean In: Liberal Arts as a Path to Leadership

Spring 2019 By Rob Sentz, EMSI As Christians, we can agree that education is about a lot more than securing a good job. In his essay “Our English Syllabus,” C.S. Lewis writes that the purpose of education is to produce the good man, “the man of good taste and good...

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Feasting and Fasting

Feasting and Fasting

Spring 2019 Lent: March 6 - April 18 In my young mind, Mardi Gras was bright purple, yellow, and green. Lent was brown, on the spectrum somewhere between the colors of dust and sackcloth. Brown still seems like a good color for Lent, but in a peaceful and anticipatory...

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Good Employee

Good Employee

Employers Don’t Need Data to Know: A Good Employee Is Hard to Find BUT THE DATA DOES BACK THEM UP. Here is a compilation of various sources discussing today's educational needs and shortcomings. Google Study Results In a previous article entitled "Google 'Good...

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How Socratic Seminar Teaches Humility

How Socratic Seminar Teaches Humility

Winter 2018   “Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, two of the 20th century’s brightest intellects, built a lifelong friendship on the idea that collaboration is key to success. According to Lewis and...

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Firing Curiosity

Firing Curiosity

Winter 2018 “WISDOM BEGINS IN WONDER.” —Socrates My real obsession with literature didn’t begin until I made a second go at college. After a subpar performance in high school, followed by a disastrous first year of college (I was academically dismissed...

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Africa Bright Future – Rwanda

Africa Bright Future – Rwanda

Winter 2018 WANT TO LEARN MORE? Read the Case Study below, or click the button above to hear the BaseCamp Live podcast, "100 Dead in 100 Days - Education as a Killing Machine." Read the story: Africa Bright Future - A Case Study (PDF) by Holly Owens Visit:...

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Parent School

Parent School

Winter 2018 | Spring 2019 "At 9 o’clock, when the discussions came to an end, my heart would ache from the beauties I’d glimpsed and the searing truths I’d begun to perceive with the help of others who’d also moved from the solitary to the shared...

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Acquiring Good Taste

Acquiring Good Taste

Winter 2018 Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits by Gretchen Rubin One day, I was sitting in the home of an elderly English gentleman named Malcolm, and he set a cup of hot tea in front of me. A long-time anglophile, the...

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Glorious Imagination

Glorious Imagination

Some years ago, Regents School of Charlottesville set a promotional video to the song by David Archuleta called “Glorious.”

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Gold Standards: Mock Trial

Gold Standards: Mock Trial

Fall 2018 Read more: Agathos Classical School Takes 3rd Place at Mock Trial Nationals ▾ Mock Trial: Real Judges, Real Courtrooms, Real Life ▸ Information for Schools ▾ One of the “gold standard” goals for every classical Christian school is this: forming affections....

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2018 Repairing the Ruins Conference

2018 Repairing the Ruins Conference

Fall 2018 Speaker Highlight Videos | Geronimo! Amen Trailer | National Honor Choir Clip | Chrysostom Oratory Contest Winners The 2018 ACCS conference was the largest yet. Over 1200 attendees and more than 50 speakers came together in Frisco, TX, June...

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