QOTD: Ellen Charry in “By the Renewing of Your Minds”

9780195134865I recently came across a quote by Ellen Charry inĀ By the Renewing of your Minds:The Pastoral Function of Christian Doctrine. I resonate deeply with this quote. Teaching can stifle the mind, yet hopefully it will enliven the imagination. Teaching can promulgate error prone ideas, yet hopefully it will encourage to seek out truth and ideas beyond the classroom. My goals as an educator is to do both: enliven the mind as well as teach my students beyond the classroom.

Charry’s quote…well, I can’t help but say “yes!” A resounding “Yes!” that is.

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