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Repairing the Ruins: The Classical and Christian Challenge to Modern Education

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As parents, we often have a pretty good idea of what we don't want our children to learn. But what exactly should we give them instead?

The authors of Repairing the Ruins, a group of experienced teachers and schools administrators, faced this same question when they first embarked on the journey of education. They found a tried and true answer in classical Christian education. Here they explain what makes classical Christian education different from modern methods and why it offers a distinctly Christian alternative. Building upon this foundation, the authors provide parents with the "Whys and Hows" of the Trivium, tips on planning curriculum, wisdom in designing education to serve the heart as well as the mind, and advice on starting up schools.

For all who have ever wondered where to begin with their children's education, Repairing the Ruins comes alongside with words of comfort and direction. This collection is edited by Douglas Wilson, and includes essays from Tom Garfield, Chris Schlect, Douglas Jones, and Tom Spencer, as well as an introduction by Marlin Detweiler.

What People Are Saying:

"Repairing the Ruins offers a complete classical educators conference in a single book. The advice and inspiration gleaned from each essay encourages teachers and parents to confidently lead their students in the great classical conversations of Christendom. Math, Language, Science, and Logic, when studied well, provide Christians with the tools needed to repair our ruined culture while recovering the ability to love God with our whole minds." -Leigh Bortins, President of Classical Conversations

Look Inside the Book

EDITOR: Douglas Wilson

PAGE COUNT: 272 pages

SIZE: 5.50x8.50"

ISBN 10: 1-885767-14-5

ISBN-13: 978-1-885767-14-1

PUB. DATE: January 6, 1996


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