This article is part three in a series of reflections on what The Confessions of Saint Augustine has to say to modern educators. “Today will feel like trying to drink from a fire hose.” We have heard or said (or both) this at the beginning of countless classes, workshops, Sunday school classes, and board meetings. […]
This article is part two in a series of reflections on what The Confessions of Saint Augustine has to say to modern educators. In a culture obsessed with efficiency, performance, and competition, we often overlook one of life’s simple pleasures–a pleasure that children experience readily until grown-ups teach it out of them. Lewis explains this
In the introduction to a forthcoming series on Saint Augustine’s “Confessions,” Fr. Jon Jordan explains why every experience with a Great Book is fresh and meaningful in a new way.
Reading Diognetus After the Election
Our youngest son is just now beginning to communicate vocally. His older sister is forming sentences and learning new words every day, but we are just as pleased with the occasional grunt or squeal we get out of him. On one level, we are excited because this means that he is developing normally—something we never