Headmaster of The CiRCE Academy & Director of CiRCE Consulting

Brian Phillips is the Headmaster of The CiRCE Academy and Director of CiRCE Consulting, in addition to writing a regular column for the Institute.  

Having been involved in classical education for over a decade, Brian has served as a Head of Rhetoric School and a teacher of humanities and rhetoric.  He is the pastor of Holy Trinity Reformed Church in Concord, NC, and an adjunct faculty member at Belmont Abbey College. He is the author/editor of Sunday Mornings: An Introduction to Biblical Worshipthe third edition of Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America, The Space Between: A Guide to the Iliad, The Journey Home: A Guide to the Odysseyand the Canon Classics guide to the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius.

He has a B.A. and M.A. in Theological Studies, as well as an Ed.D. in Humanities/Classical Education.  More importantly, Brian is joyfully married to his college sweetheart, Shannon, with whom he has four little ones - Temperance, Ian, Asher, and Ellie Caroline.

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