St. Augustine, Modernity, & the Recovery of True Education

By |2019-10-10T13:42:21-05:00February 7th, 2016|Categories: Bradley G. Green, Christian Humanism, Christianity, Featured, Liberal Learning, Modernity, St. Augustine, Timeless Essays|

Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords our readers the opportunity to consider the Christian roots of liberal education. —W. Winston Elliott III, Publisher In the Western world there is a rich tradition of the life of the mind. Much of the emphasis on the life of the mind in the West flows from [...]

C.S. Lewis as Student, Apologist, and Story-Teller

By |2019-06-13T12:23:37-05:00August 29th, 2013|Categories: Bradley G. Green, C.S. Lewis, Christianity, Liberal Learning|

“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts.”[1] “We create men without chests and bid them breathe, we castrate geldings and bid them be fruitful.”[2] “I wonder what they do teach them at these schools.”[3] At Augustine School we are committed to the authority of Scripture in [...]

Rehabilitating the Liberal Arts

By |2019-09-28T09:51:45-05:00July 18th, 2013|Categories: Books, Bradley G. Green, Education, Featured, Liberal Arts, Liberal Learning, Louis Markos, StAR|

A review of Bradley G. Green’s The Gospel and the Mind: Recovering and Shaping the Intellectual Life (Crossway Books, 2011) and Houston Baptist Univeristy’s new Core Curriculum I am in my 22nd year as an English professor at Houston Baptist University, and I have never been so excited! In 2011, we unveiled our new Liberal Arts [...]

Welcome to Our New Senior Contributor: Bradley G. Green

By |2016-11-04T19:18:54-05:00July 6th, 2013|Categories: Bradley G. Green, The Imaginative Conservative, W. Winston Elliott III|

The Imaginative Conservative is pleased to welcome our newest Senior Contributor, Dr. Bradley G. Green. Bradley G. Green is Associate Professor of Christian Thought and Tradition at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He is the co-founder of Augustine School, a classical and Christian school in Jackson, Tennessee, where he served as Head of School. […]

Shapers of Christian Orthodoxy

By |2014-01-03T14:53:46-06:00June 5th, 2013|Categories: Books, Bradley G. Green, Christianity, Theology|Tags: |

Shapers of Christian Orthodoxy: Engaging with Early and Medieval Theologians, edited by Bradley G. Green Whether you have studied academic theology or not, if you have an interest in Christian thought, or theology, it is likely the case that along the way you have stumbled along a thinker or writer to whom you have been attracted. It [...]

The Gospel & the Intellectual Life

By |2013-12-21T11:06:58-06:00April 24th, 2013|Categories: Books, Bradley G. Green, Christianity, Liberal Learning|Tags: |

(From the epilogue to The Gospel and the Mind: Recovering and Shaping the Intellectual Life) Why is it that wherever the gospel goes the academy follows? What does the gospel have to do with the mind? I have tried—across five major themes—to delineate something of the relationship between the Christian vision of God, man, and [...]

St. Augustine, Modernity, and the Recovery of True Education

By |2016-03-10T09:10:33-06:00April 5th, 2013|Categories: Bradley G. Green, Christianity, Education, Intelligence, Liberal Arts, Modernity, St. Augustine|

In the Western world there is a rich tradition of the life of the mind. Much of the emphasis on the life of the mind in the West flows from our Christian inheritance, as seen in the biblical documents, and in key thinkers of the West (e.g., Augustine, Anselm, Aquinas, Calvin, among others). As the [...]

Richard Weaver, the Gospel, and the Restoration of Culture

By |2016-07-26T15:30:47-05:00March 28th, 2013|Categories: Bradley G. Green, Culture, Richard Weaver|

Richard Weaver Somewhere along the way, many twentieth-century pilgrims have found inspiration and insight from the pen of Richard M. Weaver (1910-1963).[1]  More than one friend cites Weaver’s Ideas Have Consequences when they recount their own intellectual journey, and when they describe when and how they began really to “think.”  Best known as [...]

Living Amidst the Ruins: The Search for Political Wisdom in a Post-Constitutionalist Age

By |2013-12-27T13:41:05-06:00September 12th, 2012|Categories: American Republic, Bradley G. Green, Christianity, Constitution, Politics|

As the 2012 presidential election nears, various groups will be making their cases for this or that candidate. Some commentators will be looking at each candidate, and their stated political goals, their positions, and what they claim they want to accomplish.  And some will look at the platforms of the two main political parties in [...]

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