Classical Library

Articles for further reading about Classical Christian Education:

Discover – The essential guide for parents.  A brief booklet highlighting the principles and methods behind classical education.

The Lost Tools of Learning – Essay by Dorothy Sayers.  A foundational article to understanding the western classical tradition and the basic elements of the classical model of education.

Four Myths about Classical Education – As thousands of parents adopt Christian and classical education, many others are left with questions. Unfamiliarity with the classical method seems to have given rise to some common myths. While you may find some truth in each myth, we believe your concerns about classical education will begin to fade as your knowledge increases.

Seven Distinctives of Christian Classical Education – What do we mean by “classical education?” How can education be “Christian” and “classical” at the same time? Perhaps you’ve pondered these questions yourself. Although it’s difficult to give a precise answer to these questions in a short article, the following seven distinctives are true of a Christian classical education—and of what we attempt to do each day at Cedar Tree.

Intelligence Plus Character – from BreakPoint with Chuck Colson (November 8, 2005) “Education which stops with efficiency may prove the greatest menace to society. . . . We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education…”