Repairing the Ruins: The Classical and Christian Challenge to Modern Education  -     Edited By: Douglas Wilson
    By: Edited by Douglas Wilson
Buy Item $13.99 Retail: $19.00 Save 26% ($5.01) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

This homeschool product specifically reflects a Christian worldview. Repairing the Ruins: The Classical and Christian Challenge to Modern Education

Edited By: Douglas Wilson
Canon Press / 1995 / Paperback

$13.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $19.00
|
Save 26% ($5.01)
Buy 24 or more for $13.29 each.
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW67145

Current Promotions

Product Description

As parents, it is easy for us to look back and see the shortcomings of our own education. Since many of us were taught in public schools, we often have a pretty good idea of what we don't want our children to learn. But what exactly should we give them instead?

The authors of Repairing the Ruins, a group of experienced teachers and schools administrators, faced this same question when they first embarked on the journey of education. They found a tried and true answer in classical Christian education. Here they explain what makes classical Christian education different from modern methods and why it offers a distinctly Christian alternative. Building upon this foundation, the authors provide parents with the "Whys and Hows" of the Trivium, tips on planning curriculum, wisdom in designing education to serve the heart as well as the mind, and advice on starting up schools.

For all who have ever wondered where to begin with their children's education, Repairing the Ruins comes alongside with words of comfort and direction.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 272
Vendor: Canon Press
Publication Date: 1995
Dimensions: 8.51 X 5.51 X 0.66 (inches)
ISBN: 1885767145
ISBN-13: 9781885767141
Availability: In Stock

Related Products

  1. The Paideia of God: And Other Essays on Education
    The Paideia of God: And Other Essays on Education
    Douglas Wilson
    Canon Press / 1999 / Trade Paperback
    $8.19 Retail: $10.00 Save 18% ($1.81)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW767595
  2. Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning
    Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning
    Douglas Wilson
    Crossway Books / 1991 / Trade Paperback
    $13.99 Retail: $17.99 Save 22% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW55836
  3. Who Killed Homer? The Demise of Classical Education
    Who Killed Homer? The Demise of Classical Education
    Victor Davis Hanson, John Heath
    Encounter Books / 2001 / Trade Paperback
    $11.45 Retail: $17.95 Save 36% ($6.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW3554260
  4. Wisdom and Eloquence: A Christian Paradigm for Classical Learning
    Wisdom and Eloquence: A Christian Paradigm for Classical Learning
    Robert Littlejohn, Charles T. Evans
    Crossway Books / 2006 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 24% ($4.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW45525

Publisher's Description

Classical and Christian education is moving into high gear. This collection of essays from teachers and administrators extends the discussion beyond the basics. It not only delves deeper into foundational issues, it also focuses on practice, providing concrete instruction for dayschool and homeschool teachers, administrators, parents, and students. It offers no advice on how to fix any actual repairs your school building might need. Divided into three major sections, the book first sets the framework of Christian worldview thinking. The second section develops the more practical side of the classical model, focusing on specific disciplines. The final section explains how to make this model work in this century. Contributors include Marlin Detweiler, Tom Garfield, Douglas Jones, Jim Nance, Chris Schlect, Tom Spencer, and Douglas Wilson.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Old Testament Stories Series 1 Book
    Old Testament Stories Series 1 Book
    A Beka Book / Trade Paperback
    $6.89
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW181579
  2. Biblia tu andar diario, General, Tela , Your Daily Walk Bible, General
    Biblia tu andar diario, General, Tela , Your Daily Walk Bible, General
    Editorial Unilit / 2011 / Hardcover
    $17.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 10% ($2.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW904256
  3. Step-By-Step Word Problems Grades 3-4
    Step-By-Step Word Problems Grades 3-4
    Remedia Publications / Other
    $6.99 Retail: $7.99 Save 13% ($1.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW46569
  4. The Cost of Discipleship
    The Cost of Discipleship
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Touchstone / 1995 / Trade Paperback
    $9.49 Retail: $16.00 Save 41% ($6.51)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 34 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW83850

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search