"Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think." - Albert Einstein | what is education? | biblical homeschooling at a little perspective

what is education?

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Albert Einstein said, “… Education is not the learning of many facts, but the training of the mind to think.” I agree with him, but would add this qualification: Education is not only the learning of facts. The mind cannot learn to think unless it has learned some facts – the those things which become the […]

classical education and humanism, part one | biblical homeschooling at a little perspective

classical education and humanism, part one

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I was recently asked how to provide a Christian classical education for children that will not lead them to humanism. Let’s begin by defining terms. Humanism comes from the Latin humanitas, which means, “culture.” Today it means that philosophy which elevates the excellence of man, and is associated with secularism. Christians usually adhere to that philosophy which elevates […]