Mr. Tom McMahon teaches Rhetoric III and Seminar. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas Classics Department and is now pursuing his Masters in Classical Christian Studies from New Saint Andrews College. In his spare time, Mr. McMahon likes to hunt, read, and play bluegrass with his wife, Andrea.

The Enduring Importance of Latin

Since the beginning of the classical Christian Education movement, Latin has been a distinctive of schools that seek to study God’s Word and the great tradition of learning in the West. As Dorothy Sayers claimed in her seminal essay “The Lost Tools of Learning,” “a rudimentary knowledge of Latin cuts down the labor and pains…

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