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Announcing: Via Antiqua Classical Tutorials

Homeschool parents: it’s time to start thinking about this coming school year! Are you looking for quality classical Christian education at affordable rates? Consider studying with us using the time-honored “multum non multa” approach at viaantiquatutorials.com. Some of our offerings are: summer introductions to Latin or Greek Pre-Logic and Logic courses for Middle Schoolers Full-year courses […]

Wisdom and Folly: A Tale of Two Houses

Wisdom has built her house, she has hewn out her seven pillars; She has slaughtered her meat, she has mixed her wine, she has also furnished her table. She has sent out her maidens, she cries out from the highest places of the city, “Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!” As for him who lacks […]

A Change in Education Changes the Whole State

Caspar Cruciger, the Dean of the arts faculty at Wittenberg in 1531, observed about education and political order: …Plato said [Republic IV, 424c] that the state changes if it comes about that the music changes; and this is not said uselessly.  But it is much truer that the state changes if studies are changed.  And indeed, […]

Socratic Wisdom Compared with Biblical

“But where can wisdom be found? Where does understanding dwell? Man does not comprehend its worth; it cannot be found in the land of the living. The deep says, ‘It is not in me'; the sea says, ‘It is not with me.’ It cannot be bought with the finest gold, nor can its price be […]

What Is “Classical Christian Education”?

What is “classical Christian education”?  In what follows, I will look separately at each term in order to arrive at an understanding of the whole. The first term is “classical.”  This word refers to the culture of the Greeks and Romans, which at our great historical distance often seems irrelevant.  Don’t we differ greatly from […]