Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Benedict Option”

The Gifts of the Czechs

Vaclav Havel and the politics of the Benedict Option

Posted May 24th, 2016

New Ideas Of The Village

Report from my weekend at the first ever Benedict Option conference

Posted May 23rd, 2016

Sunday Morning At The Abbey

A quick note from the ‘Idea Of A Village’ conference

Posted May 22nd, 2016

Come On, Dreher, Get Happy

She likes the idea of the Benedict Option, but is put off by the fearfulness of its chief spokesman

Posted May 20th, 2016

Benedict ‘Insurgency’ For Mormons

LDS reader suggests ways for Mormons to go on countercultural offensive

Posted May 19th, 2016

Acts Of Edifying Rebellion

Yuval Levin on the Benedict Option

Posted May 19th, 2016

The Global Benedict Option

A Hungarian reader urges Ben Op Christians the world over to ‘pool our resources’

Posted May 17th, 2016

Antipolitical Politics: A Non-Religious Example

How you can be politically effective without having anything to do with the government

Posted May 17th, 2016

Frenemies Of The Benedict Option

What to say to conservative Christians who believe our tribe ought to stay on the battlefield and give it all we’ve got?

Posted May 16th, 2016

Did The Benedict Option Cause Trump?

A stupid question, yes, but one that produces a clarifying answer

Posted May 12th, 2016

Surprise! Pervs Target Target

Who, oh who, could have foreseen a male voyeur caught photographing a girl in a Target dressing room?

Posted May 11th, 2016

Benedictine Tribes

A form of localist retribalization for orthodox Christians?

Posted May 11th, 2016

Benedict Option For Libertarians

A discussion with Jason Sorens of the Free State Project

Posted May 9th, 2016

All Politics (Henceforth) Is Local

For Christian conservatives in post-Christian America, that is — and almost entirely anti-political

Posted May 6th, 2016

Political Discontent In Our Time

The Benedict Option as a strategy for dissent and resistance

Posted May 3rd, 2016

Conservatism After Trump

David Brooks predicts — and prescribes — a turn towards localism

Posted April 29th, 2016

The Benedict Option, Reactionary?

Is it a form of conservatism — or something off the political charts?

Posted April 26th, 2016