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Joshua Pauling

Joshua Pauling is a classical educator, furniture-maker, and vicar at All Saints Lutheran Church (LCMS) in Charlotte, NC. He writes for a variety of publications and also worked in public education for thirteen years as a high school history teacher and coach.

Ordo Amoris: The Role of Habit and Desire in Education

 A driving theme throughout the history of Christian education stems from the fact that humans are desiring creatures who seek love and union—ultimately with God himself. As Augustine famously said, “You made us for yourself and our hearts are restless until they rest in you.” Humans are by nature worshipping creatures, made by God to […]

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Christ the Educator: St. Clement on Christ as Guide and Goal of Education

 Education has figured prominently in the life and work of the church since its origins. The sobering task of handing down the faith from one generation to the next requires the intentional involvement of parents, pastors, and teachers in forming human beings, both intellectually and spiritually, for a meaningful life in this world and the

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