Classical Liberal Education: The cure for the dumbed-down culture of death?

Classical education, the institute explained, is meant to help students learn how to think, giving them “the tools of lifelong learning,” rather than merely teaching them “subjects.” The foundation of classical education is a set of three methods of learning subjects, called the trivium, which consists of grammar, logic, and rhetoric.

“By uniting faith and reason across the curriculum, this approach aims to form students in wisdom and virtue,” the institute added. Classical Catholic education is also meant to “form an educational community that is fully Catholic,” rather than being merely “secular schools with a Catholic name and a religion class.”

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Editor’s note: This is the authentic, original and beneficial type of Liberal Arts that forms the basis for all the best features of western civilization. Not the Marxist, Socialist, virtually useless aberration currently provided by many/most of today’s institutions of higher learning.

2 Comments

  1. “The cure for the dumbed-down culture of death” is grace. Without that, any additional factor will bear no fruit.

  2. The excellence of Catholic Education is priceless. I sent my daughters from Mother,s Morning Out>Primary>high School>Jesuit Liberal Arts College>Catholic Post Grad University Doctorate! All the Way….Catholic Education!


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