From the May/June, 2012 issue of Touchstone
education The Way of the Class by S. M. Hutchens

The Way of the Class

S. M. Hutchens on Suffering Education as a Discipline from God

Touchstone reader, responding in personal correspondence to my Quodlibet “Facing the Warfare,” wondered whether I might have added something about the value of entering a potentially hostile school situation with the intention of bending those met there toward the truth—to view it as a kind of evangelical enterprise. I responded that such an admonition might not have been amiss, but it simply didn’t enter my mind. (Even microscopic essays make demands on my ability to stay on subject.) I have never matriculated with the thought of reforming . . .


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