Here are two blog posts that I’ve found interesting this week.
1. Education: Essential or Consumer Good
Interesting little bit about education, 21st century instructional practices, and C.S. Lewis.
Character is not forged with fun, excitement, and a rotating slate of new teaching methods. It is forged through habit, studiousness, discipline, perseverance, and, yes, even some cerebral anguish. Proper Education is about more than increasing the student’s knowledge. It is also about cultivating the whole of a person grounded in proper character.
2. “Downton Abbey” and the Modern Age- What are We Really Watching?
Britain’s shift in morality or worldview, as expressed through Downton Abbey.
There are countless lessons for American Christians to observe as we watch Downton Abbey. But we ought not to miss the larger story of which tales like Downton are only a part. The world that was passing away was not only a world of footmen, but also of faith.