Episodes: Masonry

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Episode 40: The Best Teacher is a Good Book

In this episode Dr. Perrin considers this traditional maxim. Can authors and their books become meaningful teachers and even life-long friends? What is the link between an author and...

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Episode 07: Invitation to Redefining Classics at Catholic University on June 15th

In this episode, hear Anika’s introduction and welcome for Redefining Classics at Catholic University on June 15th. Learn more and register for this gathering at Redefining Classics! Subscribe to our...

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Episode 16: Church Planting History in Sub-Saharan Africa

What does Athens have to do with Abuja? Classical Christian education in Africa is a part of church history. This episode provides stories from missionary work in nine of...

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Episode 15: Junius Johnson on Teaching Music

Jesse speaks with Dr. Junius Johnson about a forthcoming new course on ClassicalU about music education. Dr. Johnson’s love and knowledge regarding classical music (including his professional experience playing the French...

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Episode 39: Education for the Next Life

In this episode, Dr. Perrin traces that part of the Christian tradition of education that regarded education as a preparation not only for one’s earthly life but ultimately for...

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Episode 14: Disability and Classical Education with Dr. Amy Richards

Jesse speaks with Dr. Amy Richards about her all-new course entitled Disability and Classical Education: Student Formation in Keeping with Our Common Humanity and her forthcoming book with us on this...

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Episode 38: Repetition Is the Mother of Memory: The Permanent Learning of Petition

In this episode, Dr. Perrin describes the pedagogical maximum of Repetitio Mater Memoriae, noting that repetition can be a delightful activity of seeking and experiencing the same good thing again and...

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Episode 37: Multum non Multa: The Pedagogical Principle of Going Deep

In this episode, Dr. Perrin describes the ways that teaching a few things deeply and well accelerates learning much better than by superficially covering or skimming over content. 

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Episode 13: Chatting with Junius Johnson about God and Time

As Junius Johnson was recording three forthcoming new courses for ClassicalU.com about Augustine, medieval history, and music, Jesse Hake recorded this conversation with him about God and time in theology and...

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Episode 36: Festina Lente (Make Haste Slowly): The Pedagogical Maxim of Mastering Each Step

In this episode, Dr. Perrin retrieves and describes one of the most essential pedagogical principles every teacher should employ–the art of going farther and faster by going slower. 

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Episode 35: John Henry Newman and True Education

What is an educated mind? Newman says the mature mind “discerns the end in every beginning, the origin in every end, the law in every interruption, the limit in...

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Episode 12: Danielle Bennette Dukes and Teaching with a Golden Thread

Danielle Bennette Dukes reflects on her course Teaching with a Golden Thread and shares about ideas for a retreat in New Orleans with a small number of educators seeking...

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