Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Benedict Option”

Boundaries and the Benedict Option

Why we can’t all just get along: a response to Gerald Schlabach

Posted September 28th, 2016

The End Of Liberal Democracy?

How is liberal democracy like communism? Catholic philosopher Ryszard Legutko, who lived under and resisted both systems, explains it all

Posted September 26th, 2016

Trump: Harbinger Of A New Age

Sneer at him all you want, but the Trumpening is going to determine the West’s future

Posted September 16th, 2016

Ben Op Community Support Bleg

What should Christian communities be doing now to support each other economically?

Posted September 15th, 2016

Front Porch Republic @ Notre Dame

Talking Benedict Option with the Porchers at Our Lady’s university

Posted September 13th, 2016

Pilgrims Vs. Tourists

Zygmunt Bauman on navigating life’s journey in postmodernity

Posted September 8th, 2016

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