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At the Classical Homeschool Podcast, our heart is to take on the work of wrestling through the, sometimes difficult and philosophical, ideas presented throughout the classical education movement and bring them down to earth, specifically and practically for the classical homeschooling mom.

At the Classical Homeschool Podcast, our heart is to take on the work of wrestling through the, sometimes difficult and philosophical, ideas presented throughout the classical education movement and bring them down to earth, specifically and practically for the classical homeschooling mom.
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At the Classical Homeschool Podcast, our heart is to take on the work of wrestling through the, sometimes difficult and philosophical, ideas presented throughout the classical education movement and bring them down to earth, specifically and practically for the classical homeschooling mom.

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Socrates by the Pool

5/11/2018
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It's finally time to dive into the deep end with C.S. Lewis! The introductory episode is being offered for free to all our listeners as a thank you for your support and for your grace. So, grab your copies of The Four Loves and Till We Have Faces and, perhaps, even an adult beverage. We are ending the registration on May 18th, snap up the opportunity to hang with us and the big deal, Lewis, this summer! Also, feel free to join our discussion group on Facebook to talk about the works with...

Duration:01:18:59

#32: John Hodges, T. S. Eliot, and Moral Imagination

3/23/2018
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This is our last episode of the season, and we get to wrap up with John Hodges from The Center of Western Studies . The Center of Western Studies also has a podcast, From the Center! If you would like to hear more of John Hodges talk check out the Circe Institute and Paideia Fellowship. In this episode, we start the journey towards the moral imagination which will be the topic for season four. If you have any questions or topics you want covered concerning the moral imagination, drop us...

Duration:00:45:20

#31: Wesley Callihan on Erasmus

3/9/2018
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Join us for a lively interview on Erasmus and his contribution to the Great Tradition.

Duration:01:01:11

#30: John Henry Newman and the Quest for Knowledge

2/23/2018
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Welcome to Season 3 of The Classical Homeschool Podcast. At the Classical Homeschool Podcast, our heart is to take on the work of wrestling through the, sometimes difficult and philosophical, ideas presented throughout the classical education movement and bring them down to earth, specifically and practically for the classical homeschooling mom. This season we are cross referencing Norms and Nobility (by David Hicks) with The Great Tradition (by Richard Gamble). Hopefully, this journey...

Duration:01:07:04

#29: Our Journey in Books:: Homeschool Curriculum

2/9/2018
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We're back! Thank you for bearing with us through the long unintentional break. Over the holidays, we needed to catch up and recalibrate for the season. We normally air this type episode at the end of the season, but we are bringing it to you today! We are talking about the living books that we love to use in our homeschools. So, leave us a comment here or in the Facebook book group, The Classical Homeschool Podcast Discussion Group with your favorite living books.

Duration:01:08:43

#27: Cicero and the Great Tradition

11/24/2017
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If you're looking for some inspiration for your Black Friday, look no further! Cicero and the Great Tradition are here to save the day! Slow down and treat yourself to a conversation about reading good books, living in community, and how self-knowledge can be a necessary part of growing towards God.

Duration:00:39:12

#26: Aristotle and the Amateur

11/10/2017
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Delve into the works of Aristotle with us in the this episode. Jennifer and I are wrestling through some deeper concepts that govern leisure, music, the tripartite man, and much more. If you are interested, head over to Facebook for The Classical Homeschool Discussion Group. We would love to hear your thoughts and explore these texts deeper with you.

Duration:01:05:19

#25: Interview with Jeremy Tate about the Classical Learning Test

10/27/2017
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In this episode, we explore a new option for high school students: The Classical Learning Test

Duration:00:45:47

Isocrates: Teaching the Man inside the Boy

10/13/2017
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Exploring the idea of knowing the Truth and doing the Good, we focus this episode on the great rhetorician, Isocrates. Isocrates frames the student/teacher relationship in terms of forming an adult. We also talk about the differences in approaches between Plato and Isocrates and why they are both valuable.

Duration:00:42:25

#23: Awakening Virtue: Plato and the Great Tradition

9/22/2017
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This season we are cross referencing Norms and Nobility (by David Hicks) with The Great Tradition (by Richard Gamble). Hopefully, this journey will be fruitful in understanding the references made by Hicks bringing all of us deeper into the Classical Tradition. The name of Plato and Socrates are linked not only to one another but to the classical tradition. In this episode, we explore how virtue is awakened in the soul while comparing and contrasting the primary source (The Great...

Duration:01:22:13

#22: The Great Tradition: An Interview with Richard Gamble

9/8/2017
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Welcome to Season 3 of The Classical Homeschool Podcast. At the Classical Homeschool Podcast, our heart is to take on the work of wrestling through the, sometimes difficult and philosophical, ideas presented throughout the classical education movement and bring them down to earth, specifically and practically for the classical homeschooling mom. This season we are cross referencing Norms and Nobility (by David Hicks) with The Great Tradition (by Richard Gamble). Hopefully, this journey...

Duration:01:16:56

#21: Our Journey in Books: The Literature Edition

7/7/2017
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This episode focuses on Jennifer and I's journey with literature. This list is not exhaustive or indicative of any one way to enter into the habit of reading. The books mentioned in the episode have inspired us over time and threw our souls into the perception of Truth.

Duration:01:27:27

#20: Saving the Appearances: An Interview with Matt Bianco

6/23/2017
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Matt Bianco is the director of The Lost Tools of Writing for the CiRCE Institute, where he also serves as a mentor in the CiRCE apprenticeship program. A homeschooling father of three, he graduated his oldest two sons, the eldest of which is attending St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD. His second child is attending Belmont Abbey College in Charlotte, NC, and his youngest (and only daughter) is a high school junior. He is married to his altogether lovely, high school sweetheart, Patty. He...

Duration:00:42:08

#19: An Interview with Gregory Wilbur on Astronomy and Harmonics

6/2/2017
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Gregory Wilbur is Chief Musician at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Franklin, TN. In addition to his work at the church, Greg has taught for more than 20 years in classical schools and currently serves as Dean and Senior Fellow of New College Franklin—a Christian liberal arts college that he helped to start. He earned his Masters in Music Composition at the University of Alabama.

Duration:00:48:39

#18: Geometry: The Liberal Art of Continuous Quantity

5/19/2017
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The liberal art of geometry is more than angles, shapes, and high school classrooms. In this episode, we are discussing the importance of deductive thinking and how they prepare the student for the more abstract studies of the liberal arts of harmony and astronomy.

Duration:00:37:38

#17: Arithmetic: The Liberal Art of Discrete Quantity

5/5/2017
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Welcome to the Quadrivium! This four-fold path opens the student to the mathematical tools of truth perception. In this episode, we begin with the first mathematical liberal art of arithmetic; the study of arithmetic explores the discrete quantity.

Duration:00:36:03

#16: On Teaching Great Books: An Interview with Angelina Stanford

4/7/2017
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A discussion on the great books with Angelina Stanford. Known for her ability to be both scholarly and entertaining, Angelina has presented papers at the College English Association Conference, the Conference on Christianity and Literature, the Circe National Conference, and the Kindred Conference. She also brings her unique combination of scholarship, humor, and fun to the popular weekly Book Club podcast, Close Reads. Angelina has written for numerous publications and she blogs at...

Duration:01:04:18

#15: Rhetoric: the liberal art of living in community

3/24/2017
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We start this episode with a discussion about the larger picture of what rhetoric means to the person as a whole and in context with the other liberal arts of the Trivium. We move onto how to hone the skills and knowledge of the art of rhetoric in community. As a fun note, we talk about how scholé and lectio divina fit into the art of rhetoric. In this episode, we wanted you all to be refreshed in your search for the Truth, goodness, and beauty before we move onto the Quadrivium.

Duration:00:45:05

#14: Interview with Paul Kortepeter

3/10/2017
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Welcome back! On this episode of The Classical Homeschool Podcast, we are interviewing Paul Kortepeter, the author of Classical Academic Press' Writing and Rhetoric Program. Grab a cup or mug of your favorite beverage, and enjoy the discussion.

Duration:00:30:49