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Posts in category “Benedict Option”

The Benedict Option In Trump’s America

If conservatives think it’s safe to shore up the imperium again, they had better think again

Posted January 16th, 2017

The Dark Benedict Option

Left-wing German economist Wolfgang Streeck warns: Get ready for the new Dark Age

Posted January 10th, 2017

Book News

The Benedict Option galleys have shipped. And How Dante is coming to paperback

Posted January 9th, 2017

Reaction, Conservatism, The Ben Op

Ulysses Option? No. Aeneas Option? No. Poor battered gargoyles? Amen!

Posted January 6th, 2017

Neoliberalism Vs. Medievalism

The myth of linear progress is an obstacle to understanding the time

Posted January 3rd, 2017

Merry Christmas From Norcia

A holiday postcard from a kind of Bethlehem

Posted December 24th, 2016

Blindly Staggering To The Precipice

Secular liberals of the left and right still cannot bear to see man as he actually is. This won’t last

Posted December 22nd, 2016

Young Americans

The Prophet Pat Maloney, on the world we have made for our children

Posted December 19th, 2016

Generation (Rated) X

Rupi Kaur, ‘voice of her generation’, has become rich and influential through her angsty, smutty poetry for young women

Posted December 15th, 2016

Notes From Washington

A diary of a day spent in the Nation’s Capital

Posted December 14th, 2016

Ben Op Meets Bruderhof

An interview with Plough magazine finds common ground

Posted December 13th, 2016

Bonfire For Our Lady

On the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, a celebration in Italy

Posted December 10th, 2016

The Neo-Reactionary Ben Op

How does the Ben Op fit into the neoreactionary worldview?

Posted December 9th, 2016

Benedict Option & The Spirit Of Pilgrimage

Discipline and purpose in the Christian life, and why being a spiritual tourist is not enough

Posted December 8th, 2016

Globalism & Christianity

The strange (but necessary) ecumenism of anti-modern Christians

Posted December 7th, 2016

Destroying An Institution From Within

Professor: Humanities faculty see their responsibility as destroying Tradition, not passing it on

Posted December 5th, 2016

The Benedict Option: The Last Look

How a good editor can make all the difference

Posted December 3rd, 2016