Classical vs. Modern Education: An Interview with Dr. Steve Turley

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Classical vs. Modern Education: An Interview with Dr. Steve Turley

The ancient Greeks revered and put much emphasis on learning and education in their society. The emphasis, however, was not on vocation. So what was its main focus, then? We will be diving into the pedagogy of classical education and its recent rise in popularity with Dr. Steve Turley.

"The School of Athens" -- America Daily
“The School of Athens” displays many of the influential figures in ancient Greece. Knowledge and wisdom to them was to decipher and decode the world as the divine had understood it and to live accordingly. (Painting by Rafael Sanzio de Urbino, 1509-1511)

Today’s Guest:

Dr. Steve Turley is an internationally recognized scholar, speaker, and classical guitarist. He has written over 20 books, including Awakening Wonder: A Classical Guide to Truth, Goodness, and Beauty, and Classical vs. Modern Education: A Vision from C.S. Lewis, whose subject matter we will be discussing in this episode. Dr. Turley was a Professor of Fine Arts at Eastern University and a faculty member at Delaware Valley Classical  School in New Castle, Delaware, where he teaches Theology and Rhetoric. Steve also hosts a popular YouTube channel with daily content that details the rise of nationalism, populism, and traditionalism throughout the world. You can find out more about him at