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About Joshua

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Joshua Gibbs has nineteen years of experience teaching classic literature in Christian schools. He is also a lecturer on pedagogy and great books and the author of How To Be Unlucky, Something They Will Not Forget, The 25th, and Love What Lasts. Gibbs has also authored the pamphlets "A Short Introduction to Classical Christian Education" and "So Your Parents Want to Send You to a Classical Christian School," and his books and pamphlets have received praise from figures that include Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse, David Hicks, and Dr. Christopher Perrin. He offers offers fall & spring classes online through Gibbs Classical and offers several popular courses on ClassicalU.

Since becoming a teacher, Joshua Gibbs has been a frequent speaker at conferences for the Circe Institute and other classical organizations. He is the creator of the Proverbial podcast and has blogged for the CiRCE Institute for many years, been interviewed by Front Porch Republic and Culture Feed, published on First Things. Gibbs is also an Alcuin fellow and a member of the Templeton Honors College advisory board and—beginning summer 2024—the co-founder of The Classical Teaching Institute at The Ambrose School. 

Joshua is married to Paula and they have two daughters, each of whom has seven names. The Gibbs family will be relocating to Boise, ID, this summer, where they look forward to joining The Ambrose School community. 

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