The Case for Classical Education

Contents
 
Acknowledgments   9
Preface  11
Another Brick in the Wall
1. A Mess That Just Won't Quit  15
2. The Rise and Fall of Secular Education in America  31
3. Healing the Wound Lightly  37
4. The Nature of Man  45
5. The Case Against Government Schools  53
6. The Centrality of Worship  63
7. What Is Education?  67
8. Democracy and Egalitarianism  73
Ten Years After
9. What Is Classical Education?  81
10. Logos School, ACCS, and New St. Andrews  87
Antithesis
11. The Christian Heart and Mind  95
12. The PEERS Problem 101
13. The Paideia of God 107
The Classical Christian Answer
14. The Seven Liberal Arts 117
15. The Trivium 131
16. A Case for Latin 139
17. What Classical Is Not 145
18. Educating the Imagination 153
19. Classical Athletics 163
Life in the Christian School
20. Personal Holiness 171
21. Boardsmanship 179
22. School Clothes 185
23. The Seven Laws of Teaching 191
24. Alternatives to School 195
25. The Threat of State Entanglement 201
A Proposed Curriculum
26. Turning It Around: A Thought Experiment 207
27. Canonical Books 213
The Dawn of Everlasting Results
28. And Unto Children's Children 223
29. A Pedagogic Creed 229
30. A Call for Teachers 233
Notes 237
Index 249
Scripture Index 254