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Posts tagged “Benedict”

Benedict Vs. Boethius

The choice facing the church today: withdraw, or work within the system?

Posted April 28th, 2016

Benedict Option, Augustine Option

Archbishop Chaput says that the old America is gone

Posted March 22nd, 2016

The Old Donkey in the Empire’s Ruins

Here’s hope: The Benedict Option is well under way in San Benedetto del Tronto

Posted March 1st, 2016

Norcia Diary.3

Hey, let’s go buy some cheese. Oh look, more cheese! I’d like some Birra Nursia to go with that, per favore

Posted February 28th, 2016

Norcia Diary: The Early Church

The Platonic-Christian synthesis, incarnated in a monastic community

Posted February 26th, 2016

Norcia Diary

Prayer, pasta, and pig farmers — what’s not to love?

Posted February 25th, 2016

Bunga Bunga Billionaire Nation

‘An inchoate sense that the world is falling apart’ is behind the Trump phenomenon

Posted January 31st, 2016

Norcia Benedictines Brewing For You

Now, this is great news showing up in my in-box: the Monks …

Posted January 22nd, 2016

Norcia’s Citadel of Remebrance

The chart-topping Benedictines on national television. Why they are special

Posted January 18th, 2016

Shocking Numbers for Benedict Option

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

Posted December 7th, 2015

Benedict, Out of the Carnage

Finding idealism amid the UK’s moral decline

Posted October 14th, 2015

The Politics of the Benedict Option

Where engaged orthodox Christians ought to be putting their treasure and their talents

Posted September 21st, 2015

Putting Flesh on BenOp Bones

What would the BenOp look like in Catholic parish life?

Posted May 29th, 2015

Is This Man Dr. Evil?

Marc Andreessen, Matthew B. Crawford, and the battles we need to fight

Posted May 14th, 2015

Arguing About the Benedict Option

Of Larkin’s rabbits and contemporary Christianity

Posted May 8th, 2015

Marilynne Robinson on Fear

The novelist says we are afraid to say what we really think about the sacred

Posted October 16th, 2014

‘What We Need Are Men Like St. Benedict’

A short documentary about the Benedictine monks of Norcia

Posted October 12th, 2014