SS #95: What are the liberal arts? (with Dr. Chris Schlect!!)

SS #95: What are the liberal arts? (with Dr. Chris Schlect!!)

We talk about the trivium, about a liberal arts education, about classical education, but often without being clear about what these terms mean. When we do have a definition, it is usually simplified. Sometimes, it’s not at all tethered to the actual historical usage or concept. In this episode, we talk to historian Dr. Schlect,…

SS #86: What Has Athens to do with Abuja? (Classical Education in Africa)

SS #86: What Has Athens to do with Abuja? (Classical Education in Africa)

Is classical education only for Westerners? Karen Elliott, executive director of The Rafiki Foundation, along with the many missionaries and nationals working in the Rafiki Village schools would give a resounding “NO” in reply. Classical education is a human education, not a Western education. It is an education for cultural leaders, and its methods and…

SS #81: Don’t Forget to Remember (Memory Work with Maria Bell!!)

SS #81: Don’t Forget to Remember (Memory Work with Maria Bell!!)

Our guest today is Maria Bell. Maria educates her children at home in the Charlotte Mason tradition and enjoys studying and sharing with others the biblical roots of Miss Mason’s philosophy. She is a linguist by training and profession, but her heart is for the ministry of motherhood and the pursuit of Truth. She resides in…

SS #79: East Meets West: Classical Education in China (with Ravi Jain!!)

SS #79: East Meets West: Classical Education in China (with Ravi Jain!!)

Our guest today is Ravi Jain, who is now tied with Cindy Rollins for the Scholé Sisters title for Most Appearances as this is his third time on the show. Ravi Jain has a BA from Davidson College, an M.A. from Reformed Theological Seminary, and a Graduate Certificate in Mathematics from the University of Central…