Based on new archival material, Andrew Roberts’ Churchill: Walking with Destiny is a landmark that offers readers the full and definitive Winston Churchill, from birth to lasting legacy, as personally revealing as it is compulsively readable.Read More
In this episode David chats with Brad Brizer, author of Russell Kirk: American Conservative, about the life and legacy of Russell Kirk. They chat about Kirk’s childhood, his mysterious family heritage, his eccentricities, his enormous influence, how he would feel about our current moment, and much more.Read More
Up next on Russell Kirk Week: Russell Kirk’s daughter, Andrea Kirk Assaf, chatting with our very own Heidi White about growing up in the Kirk home and protecting his legacy.Read More
This episode features an interview that David conducted a few years back with Christine Perrin (a professor at Messiah College and author of a poetry collection called Bright Mirror) about the challenges of teaching poetry.Read More
David chats with Greg Wilbur, founder and President of New College Franklin in Franklin, TN, about the state of higher education, the ideal student for a small liberal arts college, preparing for college, and much more.Read More
Discussion touches on Karen's approach to teaching literature, the origins of her love of reading and books, finding the virtues in Great Books, and much more.Read More
Discussion focuses on Gibbs' journey from bad student to good teacher, how good teachers should talk about their students problems, discovering the life-changing nature of books, and much, much more.Read More
Conversation touches on Alan's experiences in the homeschooling world, the reasons he wrote the book, the challenges of teaching and raising kids in an age like ours, and much, much more.Read More
Topics include: the prerequisites for cultivating discernment, the subjective vs. the objective in music appreciation, how much we should let worry guide the listening freedoms we give our children, and much more.Read More
In this episode, Andrew Kern and old friend Buck Holler, a head mentor in the CiRCE Institute Apprenticeship program, discuss what we mean when we talk about "types" - and why they matter so much in education.
In this episode, Andrew Kern and CiRCE friend, the inimitable Tim McIntosh, regular contributor to our Close Reads podcast, continue their ongoing conversation about the history and biography of reason. This is part 3 of 3.
Topics of conversation include the challenges of teaching Dante today, Dante's modern moment, why the Divine Comedy is worth loving, and much more.Read More
In this episode, Andrew Kern and CiRCE friend, the inimitable Tim McIntosh, regular contributor to our Close Reads podcast, continue their ongoing conversation about the history and biography of reason. This is part 2 of 3.