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Posts in category “Benedict Option”

No. 7

The Benedict Option debuts on The New York Times Bestseller List

Posted March 22nd, 2017

Is The Benedict Option Only For The Privileged?

A reviewer finds The Benedict Option too narrowly focused on the middle class

Posted March 22nd, 2017

What Is Christianity For?

A discussion with sociologist Jeff Guhin on religion and cultural change

Posted March 22nd, 2017

Porn, Technology, & Christians

A recovering porn addict writes to wake up his fellow Evangelicals

Posted March 21st, 2017

The Nazism Of Narnia

Error has no rights — nor does C.S. Lewis, apparently

Posted March 21st, 2017

The Telos Crisis

A loss of national purpose and a binding mission at the heart of our sense of decline

Posted March 21st, 2017

Ben Op Miscellany

Reviews and bric-a-brac about The Benedict Option from around the web

Posted March 20th, 2017

Life Among The Bruderhof

The way an Anabaptist movement embodies the Benedict Option

Posted March 20th, 2017

Benedict Option: ‘Dark Mountain’ For Christians?

The parallels between a vision of ecological collapse and prospects for Christianity’s future in the West

Posted March 20th, 2017

The Scottish Benedict Option

Can the Ben Op work in Caledonia? A Scottish Catholic journalist inquires

Posted March 19th, 2017

Chaput Backs The Norcia Benedictines

Philadelphia’s Catholic archbishop endorses May fundraiser to restore monastery and basilica

Posted March 18th, 2017

Notes At The End Of The Benedict Week

Heading home at last to Baton Rouge

Posted March 18th, 2017

The Douthat Scenario Is Coming True

Don’t like the religious right? You’re going to hate the post-religious right

Posted March 16th, 2017

The Ben Op Under Trump

Douthat: Trump election does not make The Benedict Option less timely

Posted March 15th, 2017

Technological Alarmism Is Our Friend

Why are so many Christians determined to deny the truth?

Posted March 14th, 2017

Withdrawal For The Sake Of Renewal

We are not called to be Benedict — but we are all called to be saints

Posted March 14th, 2017

On Not Understanding The Benedict Option

Book is a Rohrshach test for contemporary American Christianity

Posted March 14th, 2017