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Posts in category “Benedict Option”

How Then Should We Live Today?

The Benedict Option as a version of Francis Schaeffer’s influential 1976 book — but for a post-Christian world

Posted June 21st, 2017

Benedictine Hospitality In Germany

Capping off a lovely three-day visit with Ben Op Christians in Munich

Posted June 16th, 2017

Tim Farron: Christian Canary In The Coalmine

Secular fundamentalists drive believer out of liberal politics

Posted June 16th, 2017

What’s Really At Stake

Campus craziness, LGBT militancy, and the deeper issues behind culture war battles

Posted June 9th, 2017

NYC: No Traditional Christian Doctors Allowed

Unwilling to ‘recognize, affirm, and accommodate’ gender identity and expression? Then get out of town

Posted June 8th, 2017

Benedict Option In Brooklyn?

A Ben Opper wants a meet-up. You up for it?

Posted June 7th, 2017

The Storm Before The Storm

Liberalism is exhausted, but illiberalism is still taboo. What’s next for Weimar America?

Posted June 5th, 2017

Hope Amid The Ruins

Bruce Frohnen’s review of The Benedict Option

Posted June 5th, 2017

On Not Heading For The Hills

Readers vs. misreadings of The Benedict Option

Posted June 3rd, 2017

Rowan Williams On The Ben Op

The former Archbishop of Canterbury gives it a highly qualified endorsement

Posted June 1st, 2017

Banning Anti-Gay Fruit

Catholic farmer sells produce to all at East Lansing farmer’s market. That’s not good enough for the city

Posted June 1st, 2017

Young Man At A Crossroads

Can you follow the Benedict Option and work for the Imperium?

Posted May 31st, 2017

I, Spiritual Pornographer

Is the The Benedict Option a dirty book? A professor says yes

Posted May 31st, 2017

Fusionism & The Conservative Future

Can an old idea find new life in the Age of Trump? Should traditionalist conservatives care?

Posted May 30th, 2017

For The Love Of St. Benedict

Dallas turns out to help the Monks of Norcia build a monastery

Posted May 30th, 2017

‘There Is No Plan B’

Sooner or later, US Christians are going to have to think hard about the Benedict Option

Posted May 22nd, 2017

Out Of The Rubble, Hope

The mission of Christians amid the rubble of Christian America

Posted May 18th, 2017