A Defense of Western Civilization

Friday, June 26 | 2:30-3:15 pm

One of the chief things that classical Christian education aims to do is to preserve and transmit the cultural heritage of the Christian West. Yet in our day, “Western Civilization” has become something of a byword. How do we convince others that it’s something worth preserving? Join Martin Cothran as draws on his wide learning to tackle this dicey question with rigor and poise. 

Martin Cothran

Martin Cothran is the Director of the Classical Latin School Association and the editor of Memoria Press's Classical Teacher magazine. He holds a B.A. in philosophy and economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an M.A. in Christian Apologetics from the Simon Greenleaf School (now part of Trinity University). He is the author of several books, including Memoria Press's Traditional Logic, Material Logic, and Classical Rhetoric programs.