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{“type”:”block”,”srcClientIds”:[“ed530e6a-b8bd-4c99-9e1a-e7804f1e569d”],”srcRootClientId”:””}In this brief course, Dr. Stephen Turley traces and explains the tradition of the enduring transcendental ideals of truthgoodness, and beauty. If truth, goodness, and beauty are cornerstones of the classical tradition of education, then classical educators should know more about their origin, purpose, historical development, and present-day relevance.

This course follows the text Awakening Wonder: A Classical Guide to Truth, Goodness & Beauty, published by Classical Academic Press. The video lectures in this course will follow the table of contents in this book. We highly recommend purchasing the text for reference throughout the course.

Steve Turley (PhD, Durham University) is a theologian, social theorist, classical Christian educator, and prize-winning classical guitarist. He is the author of The Ritualised Revelation of the Messianic Age: Washings and Meals in Galatians and 1 Corinthians and Awakening Wonder: A Classical Guide to Truth, Goodness & Beauty. Steve blogs on the church, society and culture, education, and the arts at He is a faculty member at Tall Oaks Classical School in New Castle, DE, where he teaches theology, Greek, and rhetoric, and is a professor of fine arts at Eastern University. Steve lectures at universities, conferences, and churches throughout the U.S. and abroad. His research and writings have appeared in such journals as Christianity and Literature, Calvin Theological Journal, First Things, Touchstone, and The Chesterton Review. He and his wife, Akiko, have four children and live in Newark, DE, where they together enjoy fishing, gardening, and watching Duck Dynasty marathons.

In order to learn more about earning a certificate for this course, please visit our FAQ page and scroll down to the “How do I Obtain a Course Certificate?” section. By taking the course for certification credit, you will also be obtaining an elective credit toward a Level 2 certificate.

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Course Includes

  • 10 Lessons
  • 24 Topics
  • 9 Quizzes
  • 0.67 CEUs
  • 4.10 Hours
  • Course Certificate