Be Still and Know: Recovering the Lost Blessings of Solitude and Contemplation


by
Ken Myers June 7, 2013


Presented at:
SCL Conference 2013

ABSTRACT:

The classical link between education and leisure may be recognized more in theory than in practice. Ken Myers will talk about the challenges of practicing quiet reflection in a culture of efficiency, speed, noise and hyper-connectivity.


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Classical Education Reflection Teachers


Resources:

Ken Myers
As host of the Mars Hill Audio Journal since 1992, Ken Myers has interviewed hundreds of authors of books that contribute to understanding the challenges faced by Christians in modernity. A frequent speaker at classical Christian schools (and at SCL conferences), Myers has applied the wisdom from those interviews to the challenge of enculturating the next generation of believers. A graduate of the University of Maryland (B.A. in Communications) and Westminster Theological Seminary (M.A.R. in theological studies), Myers's early career as an arts and humanities editor at National Public Radio stimulated his life-long interest in discovering how contemporary culture took the form it now has, and how the consequences of the Gospel require Christians to embody counter-cultural alternatives.

Other Contributions by Ken Myers

Cultivating Aural Hygiene

Article - SCL Conference 2014

Classical School Meets Pop Culture

Article - SCL Conference 2013

It’s the Culture Stupid

Article - SCL Conference 2011


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