Item description for Wisdom and Eloquence: A Christian Paradigm for Classical Learning by Robert Littlejohn & Charles T. Evans...
Overview Defines the purpose of teaching liberal arts and explores the methods and content of Christian education.
To succeed in the world today, students need an education that equips them to recognize current trends, to be creative and flexible to respond to changing circumstances, to demonstrate sound judgment to work for society's good, and to gain the ability to communicate persuasively.
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Studio: Crossway Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.44" Width: 5.56" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.64 lbs.
Release Date Apr 12, 2006
Publisher GOOD NEWS PUBLISHING #65
ISBN 1581345526 ISBN13 9781581345520
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More About Robert Littlejohn & Charles T. Evans
Robert Littlejohn (PhD, Washington State University) has served as head of school at Trinity Academy in Raleigh, North Carolina, since May of 2005. He previously served as the vice president for academic affairs at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia. As a PhD biologist, he has authored two College Biology Laboratory texts and has published twenty-six reports of original research in refereed journals in the different fields. He is also a consultant to colleges and schools across the nation.
Charles T. Evans is the founder and senior partner of BetterSchools, LLC. In addition to his work as a private school management consultant, Evans also served for six years as the executive director of the Texas Private Schools Association. He is an adjunct instructor of higher education in the department of leadership, policy, and organization at Peabody College at Vanderbilt University and an instructor in the Van Lunen Fellowship for Christian School Management at Calvin College. Evans currently lives in Austin, Texas.
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Strong history and explanation of the Liberal Arts Jan 1, 2007
Our authors have been involved in education for many years both public and private; Christian and "secular." They are associated with the Society of Classical Learning and speak with profound insight and experience. The strength of the book is the historical discussion of the Liberal Arts and their interaction with Miss Sayers' 1947 essay, "The Lost Tools fo Learning." In addition, they demonstrate the use of the Trivium among Christians of various ages over the past 2500 years of Western history. I don't agree with everything our authors say, but overall it is one of the best discussions in the neo-classical school movement.