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Posts in category “Benedict Option”

‘Fallen! Fallen Is Babylon The Great!’

The global elite is setting itself up for a massive crash

Posted April 27th, 2017

MacIntyre Is Ben Op & Doesn’t Know It

Even the great philosopher himself has failed to read the book he dismisses

Posted April 27th, 2017

Lost Causes And Stand-Taking Down South

The New Yorker profiles me and the story of my family

Posted April 24th, 2017

On Understanding The Benedict Option

Two thoughtful reviews that deal honestly with the book

Posted April 20th, 2017

Forsaking The Family, Surrendering Civilization

Most young adult Americans see marriage and family as incidental to adulthood. As goes the family, so goes civilization

Posted April 20th, 2017

On Thinking Counter-Revolutionary Thoughts

The Benedict Option as a response to the SexRev’s ‘Terror’

Posted April 19th, 2017

Do We Need The Benedict Option? Yes, Says Bishop

Many people who say no simply have not read the book

Posted April 19th, 2017

On Misreading The Benedict Option

Why is it so hard for so many people to read the book I actually wrote?

Posted April 17th, 2017

Rusty Reno & The Benedict Option

First Things editor thinks my vision is too pessimistic

Posted April 13th, 2017

The Benedict Option In Hyattsville

NPR visits the Catholic community around St. Jerome School

Posted April 10th, 2017

Goodbye, Evangelicalism

Parting thoughts to a church he loves but has left because it doesn’t form disciples

Posted April 8th, 2017

The Practical Benedict Option

Readers say we need a web clearinghouse for Ben Op Christians seeking each other

Posted April 6th, 2017

Agency & The Benedict Option

Magness: It’s about Christians engaging the culture on their own terms, not the culture’s

Posted April 5th, 2017

Sam Rocha: The Critic As Failed Oyster

A memorably terrible review of The Benedict Option

Posted April 4th, 2017

Outing Christian Bigots In Australia

‘Acceptance Ring’ campaign compels gay marriage dissenters to reveal their hatred

Posted April 3rd, 2017

Straussians Vs. The Benedict Option

‘The gates of Hell will not prevail against the American founding’ — right? But what if America is not the Church?

Posted April 3rd, 2017

Her Life Among The Deathworks

Catherine Opie, Philip Rieff, and a strategy for the end of the world

Posted April 2nd, 2017