The Monastic Tradition of Education
In this episode, Dr. Perrin surveys the monastic tradition (with special emphasis on the Benedictine tradition) and notes those elements that are particularly suggestive for the modern renewal of restful, classical education.
John Henry Newman
In this episode, Dr. Christopher Perrin presents an overview of John Henry Newman and the central ideas in his bookThe 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.
The Florilegium (aka The Commonplace Book)
In this episode, Dr. Perrin describes the monastic practice of keeping a commonplace book, called aFlorilegiumor "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.