https://open.spotify.com/episode/1Dkqh9tTecXkyMOVGL0ANP?si=b01d51a1c8a1465c In this episode, Danielle reads the first half of Paradise Lost, Book 1 with occasional pauses for reflection and clarification.
Episode 1: An Introduction to Paradise Lost
https://open.spotify.com/episode/6mEgZse61uXS1iLDvSEzew?si=131bf38d14d64d90 This is an introduction to our next series that will take listeners through John Milton's Paradise Lost. This series, which is part audiobook, part teaching, and part discussion, will invite you to take part in the great conversation around this great work. For further study, see Milton's "Sonnet 19" and Lewis's A Preface to Paradise … Continue reading Episode 1: An Introduction to Paradise Lost
Repairing the Ruins Presentation Notes: Teaching in the Great Works
If you attended my workshop at the Association of Classical Christian School's national conference, Repairing the Ruins, I want to thank you again and offer you some extra notes. If you did not attend the conference, but stumbled upon this post, here's my synopsis for the workshop: Modern teachers are often plagued with trivial matters … Continue reading Repairing the Ruins Presentation Notes: Teaching in the Great Works
Classical Christian Education: An Infographic
Some of you may be new here. Maybe classical Christian education is a foreign concept to you. There are many eloquent books, articles, and videos on this topic - so for here, I will just give you a brief glimpse of classical Christian education through an infographic. Did something spark your interest? Do you have … Continue reading Classical Christian Education: An Infographic
Series 1: Episode 2 – Where do we see aporia in the classical tradition?
https://open.spotify.com/episode/3f7lcaRvsMarthWWdD8w9a?si=61f5d5c3b3294f35 In this episode, we discuss Plato's dialogues "Euthyphro" and "Meno" to get a better picture of aporia. If you have not read these dialogues, do not fear: we give an overview of both dialogues and discuss some key passages. In these passages, we discuss the unpleasantness of experiencing aporia and Socrates as a gadfly. … Continue reading Series 1: Episode 2 – Where do we see aporia in the classical tradition?
Series 1: Episode 1 – What is aporia?
https://open.spotify.com/episode/5Q2EhXeiHmn7LJ7LRxTDZn?si=R36PQctJQnq5kS4dgJ9Vfw In our first episode, we define the term "aporia" - a Greek term for "puzzlement" - and discuss how "aporia" appears in the Bible. Our discussion of "aporia" leads us to a deeper consideration of the Christian life and our experiences with education.