John Dewey: The Father of Progressive Education?

In a recent issue of the TORCH AND TRUMPET (May· June) Prof. Cornelius Jaarsma sought to present a balanced picture of John Dewey “for readers who have read little, if any, of Dewey’s writings.” Professor Jaarsma is concerned to defend educational philosopher Dewey against misrepresentation, to show that he was not the father-philosopher of progressive education, and […]

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The Gods That Failed

Will Our Civilization Survive? Something has gone wrong with our twentieth century civilization. Mankind today is full of fear and anxiety. Toynbee in his A Study of History sought to analyze the breakdown and the disintegration of civilizations. Lash, in The Dilemma of Our Times, claims that the prevailing mood of our day is “one […]

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