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Posts in category “Benedict Option”

Economic Insecurity

Demographer Nick Eberstadt warns that America is in a dangerous place

Posted February 20th, 2017

Pope Benedict’s Benedict Option

A 1958 lecture by Father Joseph Ratzinger speaks to the heart of the Ben Op

Posted February 20th, 2017

Benedict’s Ark

Fighting the soft apostasy of assimilation

Posted February 18th, 2017

‘The Religious Right Must Lose’

Barronnelle Stutzman and the cost of discipleship

Posted February 17th, 2017

The Benedict Option In Clear Creek

The Wall Street Journal goes to rural Oklahoma in search of Christian community

Posted February 17th, 2017

Conservatism Does Not Equal Anti-Liberalism

Preserving the Western tradition through the Age of Trump and his enemies

Posted February 17th, 2017

Crushing Barronelle So #LoveWins™

Court helps spiteful gay couple destroy gentle Baptist granny’s livelihood

Posted February 16th, 2017

The Last Evangelical Citadel

Faith in the Bible alone is not enough to defend Christianity today, says Evangelical leader

Posted February 16th, 2017

Catholics, Orthodox, & Ben Op, Part 2

A seminarian writes to ask, ‘What should we do for the Benedict Option?’

Posted February 15th, 2017

Neither Benedict, Nor Bonhoeffer … But Who?

Do we await a new — and quite different — Gerald Ford?

Posted February 14th, 2017

Catholics, Orthodox, & The Benedict Option

Do the ancient churches have what it takes to make it through what’s coming?

Posted February 13th, 2017

Evangelicalism & The Ben Op, Part IV

Further good reflections on whether or not Evangelicalism has what it takes to make it through what’s to come

Posted February 11th, 2017

Evangelicals & The Ben Op, Part III

‘There is precious little integration of all these things into a cohesive view’

Posted February 10th, 2017

For Church, Gay Rights Trump Religious Liberty

New survey of religious Americans finds widespread acceptance of gay marriage, and opposition to religious liberty legislation that conflicts with it

Posted February 10th, 2017

Evangelicals & The Ben Op, Part II

‘The road to the future runs through the past,’ says Marcus Brown

Posted February 10th, 2017

Evangelicals And The Benedict Option

What resources do they have to root them against the anti-Christian cultural tsunami?

Posted February 9th, 2017

Today In Baptist Ben-Oppery

Last two Benedict Option lectures today at 10 and 2

Posted February 8th, 2017