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Posts in category “Benedict Option”

‘We Are The Resistance’

A group of cheerful young Spanish Catholic men who are culture-warrior devotees of John Senior

Posted February 18th, 2019

Trump The Katechon

Radically flawed though he is, Trump is the only restraining force against the left-wing deluge

Posted February 13th, 2019

Today’s Progressive Race Hate Moment

The Covington Catholic boys are so last month. The Woke Mob is now going after Esquire’s cover boy

Posted February 12th, 2019

Why The Freemans Moved To Russia

South Carolina man and his family took the expatriate option — and don’t regret it

Posted February 4th, 2019

The Future Of St. Blockbuster’s Parish

Priest: Working for the Catholic Church in America is like working at a video store in 2005

Posted February 1st, 2019

Christianity & Culture War

Too many conservative Christians think that protecting religious liberty is only about law and politics

Posted January 31st, 2019

Ben Op Critique From Dublin

Irish reader believes in the Benedict Option, but he has concerns

Posted January 31st, 2019

Classics Studies: No Country For White Men

Celebrated Princeton scholar says white men should not be allowed to publish in academic journals. ‘Reparative epistemic justice,’ he calls it

Posted January 30th, 2019

Give Me My Yellow Vest

Elite DC high school’s idea of the ‘common good’ is a snapshot of the ruling class’s values

Posted January 30th, 2019

Immanuel & The Cost Of Discipleship

Virtue-signaling DC private school shuns icky Evangelicals — but does them a favor

Posted January 29th, 2019

Defending An Islamic Benedict Option

A bomb plot against Islamberg reveals threats to a rural Islamic intentional community

Posted January 28th, 2019

Rene Girard & The Covington Catholic Boys

Christianity and the advent of the ‘other totalitarianism’

Posted January 27th, 2019

Benedict In Tasmania

Traditionalist Catholic monks establish an outpost at the end of the earth

Posted January 25th, 2019

Of Pogroms & Political Theology

A historian of the Middle Ages sees a parallel between hatred of Covington Catholic boys, and medieval anti-Semitism

Posted January 25th, 2019

Catholic Rebels: ‘We Don’t Care Now’

The urgency of cultivating active indifference to the mediocrity of institutional leadership

Posted January 24th, 2019

Be Like The Bendas

The urgent need to teach your children how to think critically about media and society

Posted January 23rd, 2019

Identity Politics, Whether We Want Them Or Not

I miss the America that strived to judge people on the content of their character — but nostalgia isn’t bringing it back

Posted January 23rd, 2019