> The curriculum of the M.Div. degree, therefore, seeks to **[inculcate](http://dictionary.reference.com/wordoftheday/archive/2003/06/23.html)** in students knowledge and ability to …
- To teach and impress by frequent repetition or instruction. Inculcate is from Latin inculcare, “to tread upon, to force upon,” from in-, “in, on” + calcare, “to trample,” from calx, calc-, “heel.”
That is, to inculcate is to grind a concept into somebody, preferably with the heel. Wowsers.
*”Mommy… I don’t wanna be inculcated.”
“Hush child, it’s good for you.”*