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Classical learning is classical leisure

What does education have to do with leisure? Education is about the last thing we associate with leisure. And when we think of defining "classical Christian education," we typically think of the trivium or Latin or Great Books or some other defining curricula. We might remember that to comment about the importance of virtue. But we rarely say, "My kids go to school to have leisure." And no one proudly proclaims, "My kids study things that some consider useless." But maybe we should be okay with that. Here's a note on "Learning Like Mary in an Age of Martha."

St. Jerome, the Vulgate, and the Lion. National Art Museum. D.C.

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