As educators, administrators, and education enthusiasts, the liberal arts tradition can feel like a vast forest; we get lost in the many works and thinkers, only recognizing a couple of trees. We feel like Dante, “in a dark wood, where the direct way was lost.” If that's you, meet your Virgil
How did the classical tradition and Christianity meld? Who were the key players? What mistakes are we making in today's education movements? Join us on August 11 at 9:30 a.m. PST to get answers to these questions in a Q and A with Dr. Schlect. During this upcoming video call, Dr. Schlect will be fielding questions about the history of education and about The History of Classical and Christian Education course.
Did modern classical education start off on the wrong foot? Some think Dorothy Sayers botched the true vision of classical education, and we've been off course ever since.
In this webinar, Dr. Schlect measures Dorothy and her detractors against the historical sources to see who comes out on top.
The webinar is over, but you can still watch it on the right.
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Cathedral Schools and Social Ideals in Medieval Europe, 950-1200
A Paradigm for Classical Learning
A Christian Paradigm for Classical Learning
Tuition is $1,000 per student, due at the beginning of the course. Students who successfully complete this course will earn two graduate credits from New Saint Andrews College.
Applicants must document both their Christian commitment and sufficient academic preparation for graduate-level course. This includes the following:
Christopher Schlect, PhD, has worked in classical and Christian education for about 30 years. As Senior Fellow of History at New Saint Andrews College, he teaches courses in classical rhetoric, education, and history. He is the director of the College’s graduate program in classical and Christian studies. For many years Dr. Schlect taught history, theology, and rhetoric at Logos School in Moscow, Idaho, where he also coached Logos’s Mock Trial team to seventeen state championships. He serves classical and Christian schools around the country through his consulting and teacher training activities.
When you apply, you will receive an email saving and encouraging you to finalize your online application. An admissions advisor will contact you so you get personalized answers for you to: