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Posts tagged “Benedict Option”

Pre-Order The Benedict Option

Publication date is March 14, 2017 — but you can reserve your copy now

Posted August 23rd, 2016

Populism And The Great Flood

What US elites’ response — or lack thereof — to the deluge on the bayou tells us about this political moment

Posted August 19th, 2016

Flood Of Misery, Flood Of Grace

No hope in south Louisiana? Oh hell no. Know hope! Here’s why

Posted August 16th, 2016

Benedict Option In The Flood

In which a monk in Norcia inspires a Southern Baptist in Baton Rouge to take in a transgender refugee from a local shelter, because Jesus

Posted August 16th, 2016

The Perfect Storm

Hard drive crash, losing last chapter in manuscript, Apple store closed due to flooding — but G.K. Chesterton to the rescue?

Posted August 13th, 2016

Exporting The Anti-Culture

Modernity poisons tradition and kills the spirit too. But there are good and bad ways to resist it

Posted August 10th, 2016

Benedict Option Countries

Might conservative US Christians in the future migrate abroad in search of religious liberty?

Posted August 5th, 2016

‘The Stalingrad Of Irish Catholicism’

A view of Christian Ireland by a non-Christian Irishman

Posted August 3rd, 2016

L’Option Benoît

Pierre Manent: Western Civ crumbling, much depends on surviving Christian remnant

Posted August 1st, 2016

Ben Op Book Update

Need help on the Work chapter. Can you give it to me?

Posted July 29th, 2016

The Benedict Option Still Stands

Because for faithful Christians, there is nothing else

Posted July 21st, 2016

The New Jacobin Normal

The world during and after the Sexual Revolution

Posted June 29th, 2016


I love to tell the Story … but how?

Posted June 29th, 2016

Christian Pessimism, Christian Realism

Be hopeful, yes, but don’t drink the Kool-Aid of false optimism

Posted June 29th, 2016

Cultural Engagement & The Benedict Option

Cultural engagement, including preparing Christians to support those fired for not burning a pinch of incense

Posted June 23rd, 2016

Islam & The Benedict Option

Says Pakistani-born US Muslim: ‘Muslims are already living the Benedict Option’

Posted June 20th, 2016

The Ben Op As Light Fiction

Escape to an ideal European village in ‘The Awakening of Miss Prim’

Posted June 14th, 2016