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Close Reads E1: A Good Man Is Hard to Find

CiRCE Institute Podcast Network

Release Date: 06/05/2015

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In this episode of The Mason Jar Q&A, Cindy answers listener questions. Topics include:  Setting high expectations The day-to-day for large families and  more Don't forget to join the Mere Motherhood Facebook group and to subscribe to the Mason Jar feed wherever you get your podcasts!

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Welcome to season two of The Commons, which focuses on ten key figures and movements in church history! Here in episode seven of season two, Brian Phillips chats with author, speaker, and pastor, Dr. George Grant about the lives, motivations, and influences of some of the key figures of the Great Awakening. --  This season of The Commons is brought to you by New College Franklin. Learn more at newcollegefranklin.org. 

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Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern (President of the CiRCE Institute and co-author of the book, Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America) contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education - and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. In this episode, Andrew and Karen answer the question, "what is the classical pedagogy?" 

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Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern (President of the CiRCE Institute and co-author of the book, Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America) contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education - and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. In this episode, Andrew and Karen answer the question, "what is the classical curriculum?" 

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Welcome to season two of The Commons, which focuses on ten key figures and movements in church history! Here in episode seven of season two, Brian Phillips chats with guest Gerald Bray, professor at Beeson Divinity School and Knox Theological Seminary, about the lives, motivations, and influences of some of the key figures of the Reformation, including many of the forerunners of the movement.  --  This season of The Commons is brought to you by New College Franklin. Learn more at newcollegefranklin.org. 

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Welcome to FORMA, a podcast featuring conversations with authors, teachers, creators, and community leaders who are carefully contemplating the nature and practice of classical education.  In this episode, Andrew Kern and Matt Bianco chat about the challenges of teaching reading. Topics include how easy it is to corrupt reading for kids, why some people hate reading, universal questions that can help anyone read well, and much more. 

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Welcome to season two of The Commons, which focuses on ten key figures and movements in church history! Here in episode six of season two, Brian Phillips chats with guest Karen Marsh, author of Saints and Sinner: 25 Christian Who Transformed My Faith, about the amazing life and incredible influence of Francis and Clare of Assisi, two of the most venerated religious figures in history. --  This season of The Commons is brought to you by New College Franklin. Learn more at newcollegefranklin.org. 

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Join Cindy and David as they chat about Charlotte Mason's belief that "children are born persons," focusing, in particular, on the idea that children are not things to be "molded" or "shaped." How does literature and the way that great stories form the moral imagination play into this concept? What about discipline? Would Vigen Guroian's classic book, Tending the Heart of Virtue jive with Mason's ideas? And much more! //// This episode is brought to you by our friends at Grove City College, a Christian liberal arts college in Grove City, Pennsylvania, about 50 miles north of Pittsburgh. Learn...

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Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern (President of the CiRCE Institute and co-author of the book, Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America) contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education - and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. In this episode, Andrew (and a special guest) discuss the reasons why Dorothy Sayer's interpretation of the trivium has become so popular and influential. 

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Close Reads is a new book club podcast from the CiRCE Institute Podcast Network, featuring Angelina Stanford and Tim McIntosh, who join host, David Kern, to discuss Great Books and the authors who create them. 

In episode one they discuss Flannery O'Connor's famous short story, "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" (with a brief aside on the Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen).