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  • It was the Best of Times, It was the Worst of Times: An Advent Reflection

    By Sara Kennedy on January 2, 2015

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of...

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  • Portrait of an Alum: Kathryn Clikeman

    By Sara Kennedy on December 15, 2014

    The “Portrait of an Alum” blog series gives a glimpse of life after graduation, with a particular emphasis on our students’ readiness for the transition to college and how their affections and outlook have been shaped through their experiences, teachers and Christian community at Veritas.  For this profile, Director of Communications Sara Kennedy interviewed 2013 graduate Kathryn Clikeman, a...

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  • Culture Making: Sophomore Molly Crews

    By on December 4, 2014

    “Teen Stylin is a program for Virginia students in grades 6 – 12 with a passion for clothing design. Participants attend an orientation followed by six free Creative Clothing Workshops led by VMFA educators, who guide students in using a variety of alternative fashion materials to create one-of-a-kind works of wearable art. After a dress rehearsal, the program culminates...

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  • “Glory to God for All Things”: A Thanksgiving Hymn

    By Sara Kennedy on November 27, 2014

    Glory to Thee for calling me into being
    Glory to Thee, showing me the beauty of the universe
    Glory to Thee, spreading out before me heaven and earth
    Like the pages in a book of eternal wisdom
    Glory to Thee for Thine eternity in this fleeting world
    Glory to Thee for Thy mercies, seen and unseen
    Glory to Thee through every sigh of my sorrow
    Glory…

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  • Navigating a Secular Age: A Book Review of ‘How (Not) to Be Secular’ by James K.A. Smith

    By on November 25, 2014

    Kevin Germer, Veritas theology instructor and pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church, recently reviewed James K.A. Smith’s “How (Not) to be Secular” for The University Bookman.  Re-posted here are the opening paragraphs of this fascinating look at Smith’s latest work.  Read the entire essay at the original source site: http://www.kirkcenter.org/index.php/bookman/article/navigating-a-secular-age/. In early August I went backpacking in the Glacier Peak...

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  • Portrait of an Alum: Christa Schuping

    By on November 18, 2014

    The “Portrait of an Alum” blog series gives a glimpse of life after graduation, with a particular emphasis on our students’ readiness for the transition to college and how their affections and outlook have been shaped through their experiences, teachers and Christian community at Veritas.  In this profile, Director of Communications Sara Kennedy interviews recent graduate Christa Schuping, a...

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  • Education as Formation: Remarks by George Sanker

    By on October 28, 2014

    On Friday, October 24, Veritas was honored to host the Headmaster of The Covenant School, George Sanker, as our keynote speaker. A significant excerpt of his thought-provoking speech is reproduced in this post.

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  • Portrait of an Alum: Lizzie Trumbo

    By Sara Kennedy on October 17, 2014

    Veritas alumn Elizabeth (Lizzie) Trumbo, is a freshman at VCU.   Director of Communications Sara Kennedy caught up with her on campus for lunch yesterday. Here is a summary of their discussion. SK: Lizzie, you’re halfway through your first semester in college. Can you share what drew you to VCU? LT: I was fascinated by the diversity VCU attracts –...

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