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Posts in category “Benedict Option”

The Totalitarian ‘They’

Social Justice cultists, like all totalitarians, won’t stop until they have remade reality and forced everybody to bow to their lie

Posted July 13th, 2019

Social Justice: Our New Civil Religion

The old religion is being displaced by a hostile rival. And Christians don’t know what to do about it

Posted July 10th, 2019

The Fellowship Of St. Columbanus

A Benedict Option green shoot in the arid desert of academic atheism and heterodoxy

Posted July 4th, 2019

Chesterton Conference 2019

See you in Kansas City in early August

Posted July 2nd, 2019

The Orwellian Sexual Revolution

The New York Times, our American Pravda, embodies the soft totalitarianism of SexRev

Posted July 2nd, 2019

Churches As Sexual Revolution Battlefields

There is no eccelsial escape from the core fight of the culture war

Posted June 30th, 2019

Cascina San Benedetto: A Family Monastery

Young Italian Catholic families launch a Benedict Option project

Posted June 24th, 2019

The Sacred Mission To Destroy Normality

The lines of culture war battle become ever more clear

Posted June 24th, 2019

A Ben Op Baptist Writes

This frustrated young Christian can’t get a Benedict Option community going, even in churches where people agree with it. Can you help?

Posted June 13th, 2019

Southern Baptists & The Benedict Option

Meeting in Birmingham this week, the SBC faces a crisis of decline. Can the 6th century saint help?

Posted June 10th, 2019

Francis Swipes The Benedict Option

Dizzy with the success of postconciliar progressive Catholicism, the pontiff calls Ben Op Catholics sectarian and fearful of contamination

Posted June 10th, 2019

Abortion, Porn, And Liberal Order

Can Christians afford to be loyal to liberalism as it stands today?

Posted June 8th, 2019

Containing Liberalism’s Meltdown

Trump, identity politics, and a cultural Chernobyl

Posted June 7th, 2019

Politics In A Culture Of Disintegration

How can Christians Christianize the polis when we can’t even Christianize the churches?

Posted June 6th, 2019

The Maimonides Option

What religious and cultural survival skills can traditional Christians learn from Orthodox Jews?

Posted June 4th, 2019

Apocalypse GOP

Or, hate in the ruins

Posted June 4th, 2019

More Ahmari-French Fighting Words

Further thoughts on the very important controversy roiling the Right

Posted June 3rd, 2019