Poetry Liturgy


by
Christine Perrin June 3, 2012


Presented at:
SCL Conference 2012

ABSTRACT:

This session employs poetry, music, and visual art to enter into the reality of a liturgical event. Covenant Christian Academy has used it throughout the school year to gather as an upper school to enter into the reality of Epiphany, Good Friday, and other events in the life of the historic church. It isn't simply embodied learning; it is a disciplined marveling and dwelling together. We will show you how to do this in your school by doing it together. Come prepared to taste and see one of the most meaningful events in the life of our school. We use it in the 7th, 9th, and 11th grades every year.


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Classical Education Liturgy Poetry Upper School


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Christine Perrin
Dr. Christopher Perrin is an author, consultant and speaker, who is committed to the national renewal of the liberal arts tradition. He co-founded and serves full time as the CEO/publisher at Classical Academic Press, a classical education curriculum, media, and consulting company. Christopher serves as a consultant to charter, public, private, and Christian schools across the country. He is the former vice president of the Society for Classical Learning and 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. Johns College in Annapolis. 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 Parents, The Greek Alphabet Code Cracker, Greek for Children, and co-author of the Latin for Children series published by Classical Academic Press.

Other Contributions by Christine Perrin

American Classics: T.S. Eliot

Article - SCL Conference 2012

American Classics: Robert Frost

Article - SCL Conference 2011

American Classics: Emily Dickinson

Article - SCL Conference 2011


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