Lesson 7, Topic 3
- The ancient Christian approach to education occurred in catechumenal schools. Parents and the church needed to educate their children to understand the Scriptures. Why do we educate children today?
- Chesterton tells us that Christian men preserved pagan learning. Augustine asserted that the liberal arts are good, but they need to be studied in service of the gospel. How do the liberal arts serve the gospel? How do you share the truth of the centrality of the gospel with your students?
- Why must we be careful in glorifying all aspects of classical education that have been handed down throughout history?
- Discuss the significance of philosophy and theology in the classical curriculum.