Scott Postma

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A Lesson From a Tombstone: Part Six

{If you missed it you can read Part One here, read Part Two here, read Part Three here, read Part Four here, and read Part Five here.} Lastly, the nameless dead man died foolishly. His epitaph will forever be: died eating library paste. What could be more absurd, more ridiculous, than a […]

A Lesson From a Tombstone: Part Five

{If you missed it you can read Part One here, read Part Two here, read Part Three here, and read Part Four here.} The nameless man was dead. And strangely, it wasn’t his dying that got to me. We will all die one day. As the fellow said, “No one gets off […]

A Lesson from a Tombstone: Part Four

{If you missed it you can read Part One here, read Part Two here, and read Part Three here.} The dead man was nameless. From antiquity to modernity, a person’s name has typically been symbolic of his or her identity. For example, Solomon, the name of the King of Israel who famously wrote, […]

Two Tips You Can Use Today for Better Reading Comprehension

Some readers are naturally better than others. To be on the bottom end of that spectrum is to be disadvantaged in many respects. After all, as the saying goes: readers are leaders. So what makes the difference? How does one move up the spectrum and improve his or her reading […]

Video: Introduction to Old Western Culture with Roman Roads Media

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Write Like a Human

All ideas have consequences; and the best ones grow up to be fruitful benefactors to society. What many may not realize, however, is there is much labor and grief involved in bringing a good idea into the cold, cruel world. It starts as a thought conceived in the mind. After a while, […]

What You Miss By Not Reading the Literature of Old Western Culture

As a writer and Classical Christian teacher, I’m frequently asked why I think it’s important to study the classics, or what C.S. Lewis called Old Western Culture. Usually the questions go something like: What does it matter what a bunch of dead guys thought? Shouldn’t students be focused on an […]