If Classical Christian educators promoted a Hall of Fame, Mortimer Adler would surely make the list. Dr. Robert Woods, author of the newly released Mortimer Adler’s The Paideia Way of Classical Education, introduces us to the man often called the “Father of Classical education.” Find out what Adler’s Great Books approach means practically for teachers, students and learners today, both in the classroom or the homeschool environment. Ultimately, following the Great Books model promotes a culture of conversation that is priceless and timeless.
Dr. Robert Woods is a professor with Faulkner University’s Great Books Honors College, a program which he also founded. He also serves as Headmaster at Veritas Christian Academy in Fletcher, NC. He has been a special guest with The National Review’s The Great Books Podcast and is slated to be an upcoming guest on Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes. In the summer of 2019, Classical Academic Press released his volume called Mortimer Adler’s The Paideia Way of Classical Education. Dr. Woods received his B.A. in Biblical studies and ministry from Point University, an M.A. in Religious studies from Barry University, and a PhD in Humanities from Florida State University.