Paideia in the Flesh: the Pedagogical Necessity of Incarnational Teaching

Brent Stevens June 28, 2015

Presented at:
SCL Conference 2015


What makes an excellent teacher? We’ve all had teachers who had a profound and lifelong impact on us – perhaps we are teaching precisely because of their influence! This seminar will take time to examine the theological and philosophical foundation that undergirds all great teachers. Beginning with a consideration of Matthew 10:24 and Luke 6:40, and concluding with a time of collaboration, we will briefly trace the concept of incarnational teaching through history and discuss how this ought to affect our classrooms today. The time of collaboration will provide a venue to draw out specific practical application from the theory of incarnational teaching.


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Brent Stevens
Brent Stevens lives in Fort Worth, Texas with his wife, Stephanie, and son, Isaac. He graduated from the College at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a B.A. in Humanities in 2010. He was introduced to classical education while attending Dallas Baptist University for a brief time, and has wrestled to understand its meaning and implications for modern education ever since. He teaches Latin and Classical History and Literature at Covenant Classical.

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