Recommended Resources

As an introduction to Classical Christian education, we’d like to direct you to the following resources:


These conference talks were given by several key leaders in the Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS).

The Value of Classical Education
Douglas Wilson

The Paidea of God
Douglas Wilson

Truth: The Foundation of Education
George Grant

Classical Christian Education: The Imperative
Chuck Colson

Why Latin?
Douglas Wilson


New and old works on classical education

Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning, Douglas Wilson

The Case for Classical Christian Education, Douglas Wilson

Repairing the Ruins: The Classical and Christian Challenge to Modern Education, edited by Douglas Wilson

The Great Tradition: Classic Readings on What It Means to Be an Educated Human Being,  Richard Gamble

The Lost Tools of Learning, Dorothy Sayers

The meaning of “Agape”

The Four Loves, C.S. Lewis

Knowing and loving God

Desiring God, John Piper

On Christian Doctrine, Augustine

Biblical worldview

Total Truth: Liberating Christianity From its Cultural Captivity, Nancy Pearcey

Transforming culture

Plowing in Hope: Toward a Biblical Theology of Culture, David Bruce Hegeman

Teaching and parenting

The Seven Laws of Teaching, John Milton Gregory

Shepherding a Child’s Heart, Tedd Tripp

The Duties of Parents, J.C. Ryle