How we think about distinctively Christian education would not be primarily a matter of sorting out which Christian ideas to drop into eager and willing mind receptacles; rather, it would become a matter of thinking about how a Christian education shapes, us, forms us, molds us to be a certain kind of people whose hearts and passions and desires are aimed at the kingdom of God. That will require sustained attention to the practices that affect such transformation. In short, it’s going to require that Christian education find its font and foundation in the practices of Christian worship.

— James K.A. Smith, “Desiring the Kingdom

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