Download or Stream this Episode Some time in the nineteenth century, somebody decided it was a good idea to move writing out of its prominent place at the apex of the liberal arts education and[…]
Download or Stream this Episode “At this level, at the college level, there are no single, simple formula that will tell you the best way to proceed. You must become the kind of person, the[…]
David Grubbs talks with Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer about seminar-style classrooms. The Art of the Follow-Up Question
Nathan Gilmour leads Michial Farmer and David Grubbs in a discussion of the academic lecture–an endangered species? Lecture Me. Really. Should Colleges Really Eliminate the College Lecture?
Download or Stream this Episode David Grubbs leads a discussion with Michial Farmer and Danny Anderson about Lionel Trilling’s 1961 essay “On the Teaching of Modern Literature.”
Nathan Gilmour talks to Michial Farmer and David Grubbs about the American Pastime.
Download or Stream this Episode The first universities, and all universities for some centuries, were Christian schools. Standing in relationship with but not identical to the Church, these colleges, communities of those who read together,[…]
The Christian Humanists respond to listener emails. [0:00] An announcement from David Grubbs! [5:05] Why Christian Existentialism? [9:12] Kierkegaard and Christendom [17:41] John McAdams and academic freedom [27:09] More holy fools [30:15] Episode suggestions [35:43][…]
It’s time to start addressing some blind spots in our vision for higher education, as Dick Peterson embellishes on his brief remarks about science education in our book from InterVarsity Press and Ken Steinbach discusses the[…]
Responding to our recent episode on Stanley Hauerwas’s essay “Honor in the University,” my former student Alex Genetti posed a fun question about the essay and the practice of teaching. If you haven’t listened to[…]