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Posts tagged “Benedict Option”

The ‘Francis Option’: An Alternative to The Benedict Option?

CL chief says that Pope Francis is the answer to ‘liquid modernity’

Posted October 15th, 2017

A Letter To The Congregation

A churchman reflects on The Benedict Option

Posted August 15th, 2017

Sex: The Church Vs. The World

The church is not obsessed with sex — the world is, and rages that the church won’t approve

Posted July 10th, 2017

St. Benedict vs. Dreher’s ‘St. Benedict’

Another review of the book I didn’t write

Posted July 7th, 2017

The West Hates Children, Doesn’t It?

More and more, we need the Benedict Option

Posted July 3rd, 2017

Ben Op With The Saints In NYC

Alexi & Leah Sargeant’s picnic in Central Park

Posted June 27th, 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

Rusty Reno & The Benedict Option

First Things editor thinks my vision is too pessimistic

Posted April 13th, 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

A Muslim Reads The Benedict Option

Reader Kamran Hisham understands that it’s all about how to live in holiness

Posted March 25th, 2017

The Ben Op: ‘No Non-Rich, Non-Whites Need Apply’? Really?

Yet another bad-faith critique of The Benedict Option

Posted March 25th, 2017

Is The Benedict Option Only For The Privileged?

A reviewer finds The Benedict Option too narrowly focused on the middle class

Posted March 22nd, 2017

Porn, Technology, & Christians

A recovering porn addict writes to wake up his fellow Evangelicals

Posted March 21st, 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

Life Among The Bruderhof

The way an Anabaptist movement embodies the Benedict Option

Posted March 20th, 2017

Benedict Option: ‘Dark Mountain’ For Christians?

The parallels between a vision of ecological collapse and prospects for Christianity’s future in the West

Posted March 20th, 2017

The Scottish Benedict Option

Can the Ben Op work in Caledonia? A Scottish Catholic journalist inquires

Posted March 19th, 2017