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Posts in category “Benedict Option”

‘Great Awokening’: A New Religious War

Bourgeois barbarians are sacking institutions of higher learning with fundamentalist fervor

Posted April 18th, 2019

Notre Dame Fire: A Sign For Our Time

Destruction of the iconic cathedral is handwriting written on the wall in flaming strokes

Posted April 15th, 2019

Benedict Option: What Else Is There?

When dialogue with the world is pointless, stop talking and start walking to Subiaco

Posted April 14th, 2019

Further Reflections On BXVI’s Essay

The world is corrupt, and so is the visible Church. Small communities of really believing Christians are necessary to keep our eyes on God

Posted April 13th, 2019

My Cassandra Problem — And Ours

Prophecies of doom and fatal limits of the imagination

Posted April 11th, 2019

BXVI’s Benedict Option

Pope Emeritus says building ‘habitats of faith’ is an ‘essential task of evangelization’

Posted April 10th, 2019

Playing Culture War Chicken

Fast-food restaurant is a canary in the coal mine

Posted April 10th, 2019

A Massachusetts Miracle

The joy of St. Benedict Classical Academy

Posted April 9th, 2019

Jung, Benedict, & Basketball Jesus

The only antidote to the civilizational catastrophe of de-Christianization

Posted April 9th, 2019

Cardinal Sarah Sounds The Alarm

‘As a bishop, it is my duty to warn the West’

Posted April 6th, 2019

Myth, Jordan Peterson, & The Benedict Option

Noah, St. Benedict, and reading the Ben Op in light of Peterson’s Bible lectures

Posted April 4th, 2019

Ben Op Australia Speaking Tour

May 17-21

Posted March 30th, 2019

Modern Family

Nebraska woman bears her own grandchild for gay son and his husband

Posted March 29th, 2019

Choose Your Enemies Wisely

Effective culture war resistance is not only a matter of being on the front lines

Posted March 26th, 2019

People As They Are

If we’re going to avoid civil war, we have to want harmony over winner-take-all

Posted March 21st, 2019

Australian Left Doesn’t Waste Massacre

Progressives trying to deplatform everyone on the Right as white supremacists — including me

Posted March 19th, 2019

Radicalization & Degeneration

Taking mass murderer Brenton Tarrant’s manifesto seriously

Posted March 15th, 2019