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Posts in category “Benedict Option”

The Meaning Of The ‘One Anothers’

A Benedict Option hope story that didn’t turn out like she expected

Posted December 12th, 2018

Seeking A Low Countries Ben Op

A single mom in the Netherlands needs traditional Christian friends

Posted December 11th, 2018

Ben Op Stories Of Hope

Readers send in signs of light, life, and renewal

Posted December 10th, 2018

Resisting Trans Tyranny: Science, Not Religion?

Science is a stronger base from which to fight it, but science can easily be corrupted

Posted December 10th, 2018

The Benedict Option & Hope

A reader is convinced of its dire diagnosis — but asks for signs of hope. He’s right

Posted December 9th, 2018

Spanish Teacher For The Benedict Option

Consuelo del Val, scholar and translator, is looking for a teaching job

Posted December 8th, 2018

Peter Vlaming Vs. Trans Tyrants

The took his job as a Virginia public school teacher, but they couldn’t take his integrity

Posted December 7th, 2018

Fathers And Churches

How families affect the way we relate to God

Posted December 7th, 2018

The Joy Of Rad Trads

Dyspeptic Catholic priest opens his valve and lets fly a fruity triumphalist blast

Posted December 6th, 2018

Europe Is Dying

Fertility collapse, migrant hordes coming over the walls, no reason to live — and there is no safe American home, either

Posted December 3rd, 2018

The New French Right — C’est Catho!

Mark Lilla sees a new kind of conservative emerging in France

Posted December 1st, 2018

Pope Francis: ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’

O Blessed Renewal: Making a desert and calling it a church

Posted November 30th, 2018

The Culture War Neutron Bomb

We are becoming a Huxleyan dystopia to escape the civilizational catastrophe of God’s death

Posted November 29th, 2018

‘Trust Harvard,’ Said The Controller

Shock: top US scientist says it’s time to start editing genes

Posted November 27th, 2018

Drowning Cultural Conservatism

Conservatives are all but defenseless against liquid modernity’s left-liberal flood

Posted November 27th, 2018

Andrea Long Chu’s Fake Vagina

Transgender’s wound that will never heal is a monument to our disordered age

Posted November 24th, 2018

A Jewish Benedict Option?

‘Create meaning in Judaism or accept extinction’ they warn. But can anyone ‘create’ religious meaning?

Posted November 20th, 2018