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Why You Need To Read Classic Books To Your Children

Feb 26, 2008
Why is it even important for everyone to read classic books? Really, it's because these books aren't just for specialists; they are for all people. There's no other way they could have become classics.

They have withstood the test of time; instead of fading into obscurity, they remain important reading material for everyone. Classic books have become cornerstones for cultures.

Classic books have been found to increase awareness in the conscious minds of all types of people who read them. They dislodge people from close-mindedness and open them up to world views that are better for humanity.

Classic books help safeguard the truths of the human heart by developing people's imaginations and minds. People who read the classics have a better grasp of the intricacies of reality, and better judgment. They see the world through different eyes with a new level of comprehension.

In our ever-changing world, many have been misguided by the secularism of our era. Our limited reason removes us from that which is good and truthful. Our hearts end up hardened as imagination is lost and belief of the heart diminishes.

Classic books help us return to that mind-frame where the heart can believe and the mind can imagine. They help us think more critically, yet practice better compassion. They help us understand ourselves better and our place in this chaotic world.

Classic books can also help lead us to Christ and to emulate Christ-like attributes. My appreciate for the Lord's magnificence was increased by studying rich classics like the works of Shakespeare.

Nor will I ever forget how those wonderful parables helped me learn about Christ's sacrifice for me. They are helpful companions with the scriptures, helping all people come to the Lord.

In an era when our current culture is pushing harder and harder for worldly endeavors, the classic works have become an even more important resource for Christians to turn to.

Classic books have been integrated by readers and critics in the nearly two thousand year of Western civilization. They still hold true as books that can be read over and over and still make a difference.
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