Christopher Perrin

Episode 11: The History of Educational Vocabulary

In this episode, Dr. Perrin builds upon Episode 10 by exploring the etymologies and histories behind words that are commonly used in education today. Subscribe to our episode release email list to be notified when a new episode is released!

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Episode 10: The Significance of Language in Classical Education

In this episode, Dr. Perrin discusses words and their importance in education. What words do we use in traditional liberal education? How have we lost the meanings of certain words in our lives? Subscribe to our episode release email list to be notified when a new episode is released!

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Episode 09: The Intersection Between Theology and Classical Education

In this episode, Dr. Perrin and Greg Wilbur of New College Franklin discuss the importance of the intersection between theology and classical education. This conversation was recorded at CiRCE Institute National Conference in Charleston. Subscribe to our episode release email list to be notified when a new episode is released!

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Episode 08: Learning to Lament

How have we, as a modern society, forgotten how to lament? What could lamentation do for us on an individual level and as a whole? Subscribe to our episode release email list to be notified when a new episode is released!

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Episode 07: The Resurgence of Classical Education Among African Americans

What was the earliest classical school for African Americans and what effect did it have on the resurgence of the classical movement today? Subscribe to our episode release email list to be notified when a new episode is released!

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Episode 06: What Does Jerusalem Have to Do With Athens?

How do we encounter the classical tradition? How do we engage with the sacred inheritance of great writings? Subscribe to our episode release email list to be notified when a new episode is released!

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Episode 05: The Sacred Synthesis

What does Jerusalem have to do with Athens? Can the Greek and Roman tradition of classical thought be harmonized with what is taught in the Old and New Testaments or in the Christian tradition?

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Episode 04: The Great Idea of the Liberal Arts

What are the liberal arts? Why are they called liberal? And why are they arts? 

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Episode 03: The Great Idea of the Great Conversation

Conversation is a dance of ideas with at least one partner. Find out why.

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Episode 02: The Great Idea of Virtue

What is it for which education should aim and seek? Virtue. Find out why. Subscribe to our episode release email list to be notified when a new episode is released!

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