Scott is in Europe, so I (Kyle) am posting on his behalf. I thought it might be fun as Scott takes our School of the Ozarks’ senior class to Greece and Italy to share some pieces we have published from our previous S of O graduates. This week’s Classical Roundup, then, features some of our favorite pieces from former students. Christian Lingner “Life as Maintenance: A … Continue reading Classical Roundup–March 16th, 2018
The Classical Roundup is a group of worthwhile articles, videos, and podcasts that I have found helpful on our journey of exploring classical Christian education in the 21stcentury. WHY USE GREAT BOOKS & WHAT ARE THE GREAT BOOKS Simple answers to great questions in the classical landscape. THE POETIC BEAUTY OF THE GOSPEL MESSAGE Whether it’s through story, song, or artwork, I’m thankful for the … Continue reading Classical Roundup – March 9th, 2018
How can we do justice to the Love of Christ? What words can describe the simplicity, the power, the magnanimity of the One True Love? Is His love of the mind only? Certainly not! Is his love thumatic alone? By no means! The Love of Christ subsumes the Mind and the Heart! But what of our appetite? Will our appetite for Christ endure forever or … Continue reading Oh to Christ, the Eternal Eros!
By Ian Mosley, Instructor of Latin, School of the Ozarks Tom was not raised a Christian. Growing up, his family never went to church, never read the Bible together or practiced family prayer or worship. Nevertheless, he was lucky to have two parents who loved him, made sure he got a good education (by their own best lights, of course), and always encouraged his voracious … Continue reading What’re You Going to Do with Socrates?
Those who read well, think well. Thus they write well and speak well. In speaking of how Jane Austen based all her writings upon Aristotle’s Ethics, Dr. Warren Gage said, “These people who wrote well, read well.” When it comes down to it, all men are made in the Image of God. Even the most depraved of men have semblances of God’s order in them, … Continue reading The Fullness of Time
For most of you Niccolo Machiavelli probably doesn’t make your list of most admirable people, heroes of history, or role models. That is unless you’re a current or aspiring tyrant, warlord, or Fortune 500 CEO. His best known work is The Prince, which reads like a medieval version of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, but even more heartless. While you might find your jaw … Continue reading Have You Been Smoking? You Smell Like Niccolo
The Classical Roundup is a group of worthwhile articles, videos, and podcasts that I have found helpful on our journey of exploring classical Christian education in the 21stcentury. 91% of Americans Agree With This – Do You? Does Your Child? – University Political Science Professor Scott Yenor and former Focus on the Family content producer and family counselor Jim Mhoon respond to the authors’ growing … Continue reading Classical Roundup – February 23rd, 2018