On Classical Education and Being a Classical Teacher

Learning Takes Leisure

We know a student is not above his master, and that when he is fully formed he will be like him. But even masters have masters and teachers teachers, and One Master and Teacher above them all. If, therefore, Jesus, who is The Teacher, had trouble with his students’ learning, how much more can we expect to experience the same difficulties? Furthermore, the notion that we can immediately and empirically prove a student has learned something is woefully misguided. Learning takes time. Learning takes leisure. That’s why we call it scholaDevin O’Donnell

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