Finding Scholé without Seeking It
In this episode, Dr. Perrin talks with two colleagues,Jolie Hodge and Jesse Hake, about the ways that have experienced scholé in their own lives and how they have been able to bring it to their own students. They share their own childhood experiences of scholé through engagement with nature, architecture, reading, and prayer.
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Monday, March 8, 2021
John Henry Newman
In this episode, Dr. Christopher Perrin presents an overview of John Henry Newman and the central ideas in his book The Idea of a University. Perrin shows how Newman draws from the tradition of education that preceded him and re-articulates what liberal education could and should be in his own time. Cafe Schole is produced by Goldberry Studios for the CiRCE Podast Network.
Monday, February 22, 2021
The Florilegium (aka The Commonplace Book)
In this episode, Dr. Perrin describes the monastic practice of keeping a commonplace book, called a Florilegium or "Book of Flowers," and suggests that the benefits of this practice were profound and should be continued today.Cafe Schole is produced by Goldberry Studios for the CiRCE Podcast Network.