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Aspects of Love: An Interview with Dr. Gene Edward Veith

Vol. 118, Prg. 46–50
February 10–14, 2014

Valentine’s Day can seem like an over-commercialized holiday that does little more than sell greeting cards and candy. This year, make it something more! Dr. Gene Edward Veith, well-known author, literature professor, and provost at Patrick Henry College, joins Mike Smith on Home School Heartbeat with five stories of love that will fire up your imagination and inspire your students.

Pride and Prejudice shows that “character in the person you love is really the most important thing of all.”—Dr. Gene Edward Veith

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Protecting His Beloved: Love in Ancient Greece
Love as an Image of Christ
Love and Marriage, Love and Marriage
A Truth Universally Acknowledged
Intimate Companionship: C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman Gresham
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Family Vocation: God’s Calling in Marriage, Parenting, and Childhood

What does it mean to be called as a husband, a wife, a parent, a child? How does the grace of the gospel impact how we carry out our particular calling? How does God’s presence influence the struggles that families face? Dr. Veith explores these and other questions in his most recent book. Learn more or order today.

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Dr. Gene Edward Veith

Dr. Veith oversees the academic programs at Patrick Henry College, which includes working with the faculty, managing the curriculum, and administering the educational services, including the library and the registrar’s office. He also oversees the office of student life.

Dr. Veith teaches literature and other liberal arts courses. He is the author of 20 books on topics involving Christianity and culture, classical education, literature, and the arts. He previously served as the Culture Editor of WORLD magazine. For 19 years, he was professor of English at Concordia University Wisconsin, where he also served for six years as the dean of the school of arts and sciences.

Dr. Veith has also taught at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College and has been a visiting professor at the Estonian Institute of Humanities, Gordon-Conwell, Regent College (Vancouver), and Wheaton College. He also serves as the director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He has been a fellow at the Capital Research Center and the Heritage Foundation. He received his BA in letters (literature, philosophy, history, and classics) from the University of Oklahoma and his MA and PhD in English from the University of Kansas. He and his wife, Jackquelyn, live in Purcellville and have three grown children and seven grandchildren.

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