Today, the Conversion of St Paul is celebrated in many parts of the Christian church. Last year we purchased a print of this event painted by Caravaggio, painted in 1601. It hangs downstairs in the hall outside the classrooms. I love it because the theme is glorious and the contrast is stark. This contrast […]
The technology age is here and affects most everything we do. It seems logical then to assume that part of preparing a student for the future is training them in the use of computers. Stories multiply about schools where all the students have laptops, or each student is issued a Kindle reader. A major selling […]
The Sophomores are reading the Histories by Herodotus this week and I was reminded of a great essay by Dorothy Sayers called A Vote of Thanks to Cyrus. “I owe a certain debt to Cyrus the Persian,” she begins. “I made his acquaintance fairly early, for he lived between the pages of a children’s magazine, in a series entitled […]
from “The Reading of Old Books” by C. S. Lewis “Here is a strange idea abroad that in every subject the ancient books should be read only by the professionals, and that the amateur should content himself with the modern books. Thus I have found as a tutor in English Literature that if the average […]
“A law of nature is God’s sustaining of, or man’s description of, that pattern of regularity that we observe in nature as God works out His purposes towards His own ends in His covenant faithfulness, through His Son, the eternal Word, by means of His Spirit” – an academic definition by Tim Morris and Don […]
Summer 2011 is filled with changes to Geneva Academy. New Faculty, School mascot and website are some of the exciting things happening around Geneva. Stay tuned for more updates from the headmaster and staff.