Getting Creative with Classical Conversations Presentations: Great Speeches, pt. 1

  At the beginning of the year, many Classical Conversations groups assign presentation schedules that look something like this: *Week 1: It’s all about you! Tell us about yourself. *Week 2: What’s your favorite subject and why? *Week 3: Improv week: Draw a topic out of a hat! This isn’t bad as far as it… Continue reading Getting Creative with Classical Conversations Presentations: Great Speeches, pt. 1

Congratulations! You’re a Puppet! How Should We Then Live pt. 2

Note: This series is intended to be a pocket commentary on How Should We Then Live by Francis Schaeffer. If you’ve worked through the book or video sessions on your own or in a Classical Conversations Challenge II class, I welcome your comments and ideas below.  Schaefer doesn’t hesitate but plunges straight in with the bad news, which is, “Congratulations! You’re… Continue reading Congratulations! You’re a Puppet! How Should We Then Live pt. 2

Philosophy Saves Lives! How Should We Then Live, pt. 1

Note: This series is intended to be a pocket commentary on How Should We Then Live by Francis Schaeffer. If you’ve worked through the book or video sessions on your own or in a Classical Conversations Challenge II class, I welcome your comments and ideas below.  A few months ago I listened to the audio version of the book Columbine by… Continue reading Philosophy Saves Lives! How Should We Then Live, pt. 1