Refining Rhetoric with Robert Bortins

Join Robert Bortins, CEO of Classical ConversationsĀ®, as he interviews thought leaders about critical topics related to faith, education, business, and culture. Using the fifteen classical tools of learning to guide his conversations, RobertĀ encourages listeners to seek truth in every arena of life.

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Episode 102: Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trot


Foster care needs the Churchā€™s help. Tune in to hear from Joe Knittig about the innovative Care Portal platform, which connects local churches with families in need, offering practical support like mattresses and refrigerators to prevent children from entering the system. Robert and Joe also talk about the upcoming movie ā€œSound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trotā€.

New to the Copper Lodge Library this year isĀ English Epic Poetry, a collection withĀ Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and selections fromĀ Canterbury TalesĀ andĀ Paradise Lost.

Build a family culture by reading these stories together and have meaningful conversations about wisdom and virtue. Even in the less overtly religious poems of Sir Gawain and Canterbury Tales, readers find Christian themes like courage, forgiveness, and right use of power.

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