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Religion vs. Science?

Howard Hughes Medical Institute hosts an annual Holiday Lecture Series on Science. The topic for 2005 focused on evolution, and several Washington, D.C.-area high school students gathered after the lectures for a panel discussion with the speakers. “I am a believing Christian who totally accepts evolutionary theory,” Father James A. Wiseman, the Benedictine monk and theology professor at the Catholic…

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Working Toward A Philosophy of Education

Someone asked me recently about my schedule and “how [I] get it all done.” To me, it seems a bit presumptuous to answer a question like that. I only have three children, and I’m home all day. I’m not running a farm, balancing a job or caring for eight. But since someone asked, I thought I might take a stab…

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Upon the Subject of Education

Last fall, we walked downtown to drop off my daughter’s paperwork to officially begin homeschooling. It felt strange walking into the Department of Education to say, “No, thanks,” but I suppose that was all in my head. The lady at the desk was quite nice. On the way back to the car, I noticed an interesting quote at the bus…

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New Here

I’ve decided to start up a second blog, although I’m really not sure why. Until I get everything loaded up, the links in the sidebar will take you to my other blog, but all that stuff will get here eventually.