Education as a Holistic Endeavor

Education must be a holistic endeavor. If that’s the case, then our children’s bodies and spirits need to be trained to love the world through Christian lenses. If you wish to be merely an unengaged parent, then your home gets the worldview you deserve. But if you see the world with intentional biblical eyes, your children will see the wonder of creation as intended. This intentionality entails thinking through what kind of child you want to see at the age of 18.

If education is holistic, then education will–whether liturgical or academic–require a special parental effort. Teaching children to see the world means you are engaged with them in the exploration of the world. To train a child in the way that he should go requires parents who already know the way and are fervently seeking that way for their children. Christian education is anti-gnostic from beginning to end.

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