Act III of Shakespeare’s King Lear gets to me every time.
Does Education Need to Have a Highest Good?
While mowing the grass on Sunday, here’s the question that was put to me through my headphones: Is it possible to really have education — and hence to nourish imaginations — if schools refuse to define some highest good that is ordering educational life, some higher good that is transcendent or spiritual in some way? […]
A Land Full of Mystery, Danger, and Wonder
How well does film convey material from classic literature? Can film be used to introduce a book and draw people into reading or does it stall the imagination, even inoculate against digging into the original text? Any classroom or personal experience(s) to share? What brings the question to mind? The recent release of the trailer […]