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Words of Wisdom: Martin Cothran on Common Core

Our friend Martin Cothran is the author of Memoria Press’ Traditional Logic, Material Logic and Classical Rhetoric programs, and is an instructor of Latin, Logic, Rhetoric, and Classical Studies at Highlands Latin School. He currently serves as senior policy analyst with The Family Foundation of Kentucky. His articles has have appeared in the Cincinnati Enquirer, …

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Words of Wisdom: Rod Dreher on Reading The Odyssey for the First Time

Rod Dreher is a senior editor and blogger at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, …

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Classical Education and the Cultivation of the Christian Imagination: Part 1 – John Stuart Mill and the Incomplete Classical Education

In the present age, an education in experimental science is an important and necessary feature for students; however, the Classical Christian Education movement recognizes the shortcomings of an education whose principal concern is teaching science and technology. The human dimension is often lacking from a predominantly scientific program. A proper education attends to the moral …

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We Murder To Dissect

Yesterday Rod Dreher reflected briefly on Lee Siegel’s lengthy July essay in the Wall Street Journal, “Who Ruined the Humanities?” in a post called “Against High School Literature” and it’s right up the CiRCE-reader alley. He offers this from Siegel: Books took me far from myself into experiences that had nothing to do with my …

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