Numinous and the Gift of Forgetfulness

Daniel Coupland

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. In chapter seven of his masterpiece The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame describes a mysterious and awe-inspiring moment that leaves a student (Mole) and his teacher (Water-Rat) in a state of wonder. In this session, we will examine this... Read More

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Beauty in the Word: Creating a Culture of Remembrance in Our Homes and Schools

Cindy Rollins

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. This session will contemplate the various ways that Morning Time can help prepare our children for an unknown future.

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Christ and the Classics: A Critical Theory for the People of God

Adam Andrews

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. Can a Great Book be given a Christian reading? How should a Christian parent or teacher approach the Classics of the Western tradition? What are the keys to understanding literature from a Christian perspective? Adam Andrews addresses these... Read More

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Do This in Remembrance of Me: Memory, Ritual, and Soul Formation

Peter Vande Brake

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX.  This session will explore the biblical sense of what it means to remember, which is not merely an intellectual act, but a call to participate in some ritual or practice that reminds us of our identity as children of God and his mighty works... Read More

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Shaping the Landscape of Your Soul: Planting Memories

Matt Bianco

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. In this talk, Matt Bianco will consider what role memorization plays. Memorizing matters, but so too does what we memorize, and it does more than just write information on the brain. What does it do? Why does it matter? What are we losing by... Read More

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Remembering Who We Are: How Stories Can Save Your Life

Angelina Stanford

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. "[Storytellers] are not simply putting in the time until they die: they are fighting a battle against death, with some dim understanding that the telling and retelling of the great stories, in the face of the accusing memory, is a central... Read More

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The Surest Indication

Andrew Kern

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. In this session, Andrew Kern will explain why Quintilian argued that memory is the most reliable sign of a child's character and ability and what can be done about it (and the other "indications" as well).

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The Tales Worth Remembering: J.R.R. Tolkien and Not Turning Back from the Quest

Ralph Wood

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. J.R.R. Tolkien distinguishes between an adventure and a quest, amidst an age obsessed with forgettable adventures rather than unforgettable quests. We shall see that a happy ending and a worthy quest are not the same thing. Nor are all tales... Read More

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By Heart: The Goodness of Memory

Andrew Pudewa

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. Join Andrew in a contemplation of the fundamental human faculty of memory, examining some of the history and biology of memory, its impacts on language, imagination, joy, and virtue. Together we will consider why progressive education... Read More

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Poetic Knowledge Panel

Christine Perrin, Wes Callihan, Andrew Kern, and Tim McIntosh

Presented at the 2017 National Conference in Austin, TX. In this annual feature, these poetry experts and master teachers will model effective, inspiring, and insightful conversations about great poems related to the conference theme by discussing Elizabeth Bishop's "One Art."

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