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Posts tagged “Alasdair MacIntyre”

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

The Telos Crisis

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

Posted March 21st, 2017

Weimar America’s Long Island Ménage

What a judge’s decision in a threesome’s custody battle tells us about our decadence

Posted March 11th, 2017

Power, Powerlessness, Truth

The Benedict Option as a reality-based resistance movement

Posted March 7th, 2017

Identity Politics Are Inevitable

To know who they are and what to do, Americans, like all people, have to know of which story they are a part

Posted February 6th, 2017

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 Demoralization Of The West

What comes next? A reformed liberalism — or something else?

Posted December 12th, 2016

Leviathan Vs. The Cajun Navy

Lawmaker wants to regulate the citizen boatmen who rushed into the floodwaters to save victims

Posted August 24th, 2016

Hauerwas Vs. The Benedict Option

‘Community is dangerous,’ says the eminent theologian

Posted May 27th, 2016

Cheer Up, Conservatives

What’s good about the Trump phenomenon, by someone who hates Trump

Posted March 25th, 2016

A MacIntyre Moment

Desecrating the dead, making life among the living impossible

Posted March 14th, 2016

Freedom & Speech

Trump and his SJW haters are driving America to the brink

Posted March 14th, 2016

Rome, Reformation, & Right Now

Donald Trump: American Luther? American Caesar?

Posted January 29th, 2016

Is ‘Commitment Pluralism’ the Answer?

We have made it impossible for the center to hold, and complain that people will not hold on to the center

Posted January 7th, 2016

The Vacant Commons

The steady evaporation of the idea of the common good

Posted December 15th, 2015

Shocking Numbers for Benedict Option

Poll: 37 percent of most committed US Christians favor BenOp strategy

Posted December 7th, 2015

The Story of an SJW De-Convert

Why the center cannot hold in the face of campus SJW nihilists

Posted November 12th, 2015