Why Classical Education is the Future

By Dr. Steve Turley   There’s an interesting term that’s developed among scholars over the last several years: retraditionalization. While certainly a bit cumbersome, it is a rather simple and indeed profound concept. In the face of threats to a sense of place, identity, and security so often posed by globalization, populations tend to reassert historic identity and security markers – religion, custom, and tradition … Continue reading Why Classical Education is the Future

Rise and Shine: The Profoundly Human Vision of Groundhog Day

By Dr. Steve Turley Below is an excerpt from my new book, Movies and the Moral Imagination: Finding Paradise in Films, available here. Today, we are experiencing nothing less than a renaissance of classical education. throughout the U.S., Europe, and Africa. According to the Association of Classical Christian Schools membership statistics, there were 10 classical schools in the nation in 1994, today there are over … Continue reading Rise and Shine: The Profoundly Human Vision of Groundhog Day

Classical Education and Hollywood’s Collapse

By Steve Turley, Tall Oaks Classical School and Eastern University I’m sure by now you’re all familiar with the fall of one of Hollywood’s most powerful players, the film producer and co-founder of Miramax Harvey Weinstein, over mass accusations of sexual assault and misconduct. Both The New York Times and The New Yorker reported originally on the testimonies of over a dozen women who had … Continue reading Classical Education and Hollywood’s Collapse

The Abolition of Education: A Warning from C.S. Lewis

By Steve Turley, Tall Oaks Classical School and Eastern University TurleyTalks.com There is no doubt that the 1940s constituted a most historically formidable decade: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, WWII, the advent of the Atomic bomb, the transformation of the U.S. into a global super power, the establishment of NATO, and the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Yet among these notable events … Continue reading The Abolition of Education: A Warning from C.S. Lewis