Top Ten Book Reviews

with Dr. Christopher Perrin

In three brief presentations, Christopher Perrin reviews his Top 10 Book List for new and intermediate classical educators, and offers a recommended lifetime reading plan.

Three Presentations

Top 10 List for New Classical Educators—The 101 List

  • An Introduction to Classical Education
  • The Liberal Arts Tradition
  • The Great Tradition
  • How the Irish Saved Civilization
  • A Mathematician’s Lament
  • The Abolition of Man
  • The School We Need
  • Desiring the Kingdom
  • Only the Lover Sings
  • The Seven Laws of Teaching

Top 10 List for Intermediate Classical Educators—The 102 List

  • The Liberal Arts Tradition
  • Norms and Nobility
  • On Christian Teaching/Doctrine
  • The Great Tradition
  • A Mathematician’s Lament
  • The Abolition of Man
  • Left Back: A Century of Battles over School Reform
  • Desiring the Kingdom
  • Leisure the Basis of Culture
  • The Seven Laws of Teaching

Recommendations for a Lifetime of Reading

  • Great Books Sets: Harvard Classics, Brittanica Great Books
  • The Loeb Classical Library
  • The Church Fathers

 

Chris at 11-14 d 150Dr. Christopher Perrin is an author, consultant, and speaker who specializes in classical education. He is committed to the renewal of the liberal arts tradition. He cofounded and serves full-time as the CEO/publisher at Classical Academic Press, a classical education curriculum, media, and consulting company. Christopher also serves as a consultant to charter, public, private, and Christian schools across the country. He serves on the board of the Society for Classical Learning and as the director of the Alcuin Fellowship of classical educators. He has published numerous articles and lectures that are widely used throughout the United States and the English-speaking world.

Christopher received his B.A. in history from the University of South Carolina and his M.Div. and Ph.D. in apologetics from Westminster Theological Seminary. He was also a special student in literature at St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD. He has taught at Messiah College and Chesapeake Theological Seminary, and served as the founding headmaster of a classical school in Harrisburg, PA, for ten years. He is the author of the books An Introduction to Classical Education: A Guide for ParentsThe Greek Alphabet Code Cracker, and Greek for Children, and the co-author of the Latin for Children series published by Classical Academic Press.

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