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Posts tagged “Dante”

‘Scholars & Saints’ Christmas Ornaments

Welcome Augustine, Dante, Chesterton and Lewis to your tree

Posted December 6th, 2018

Making Christian Prophets Within Liberalism

Alan Jacobs on why true reform starts with Benedict Option-style localism

Posted September 20th, 2018

Traitors In Their Midst

Catholic activist and writer Austin Ruse wakes up to the true nature of the abuse scandal

Posted August 17th, 2018

How Ta-Nehisi Coates Got That Way

His problem is not the persistence of racism, but with the inability of atheism to offer hope

Posted May 8th, 2018

Thinking With Alan Jacobs

How does morality and the will affect our ability to think clearly?

Posted October 18th, 2017

Belshazzar Feasting Inside The Beltway

Eat drink, and be merry in your wrathfulness, for tomorrow the church will die

Posted October 16th, 2017

Visigoths At Civilization’s Gates

Subverting the Dictatorship of Relativism

Posted October 9th, 2017

Ancient China For Modern Conservatives

What the Benedict Option can learn from pre-Christian Eastern sages

Posted July 24th, 2017

A Boy’s Sweet Life In Italy

Italy and the city of Siena work their charms on a 13-year-old American boy

Posted June 30th, 2017

Bob Dylan On The Road To Damascus

On epiphanies, and rooting new creation in old tradition

Posted June 6th, 2017

Ithaca And All Our Odysseys

Daniel Mendelsohn journeys with his elderly father through Homer’s Odyssey

Posted April 19th, 2017

How Dante: The Epilogue

The final chapter that I would have written

Posted March 23rd, 2017

Those Stung By Wasps

Republicans and conservatives had better draw a red line against Trumpism in the sand of their consciences

Posted January 31st, 2017

Eyes Wide Open, Monastery Walls Around The Heart

As Trump and his enemies clash, Benedict Option Christians must find ways to avoid succumbing to wrathfulness

Posted January 23rd, 2017

Knots And Reparations

What do we mean when we talk about justice in history?

Posted January 13th, 2017

Book News

The Benedict Option galleys have shipped. And How Dante is coming to paperback

Posted January 9th, 2017

The Story Of Your Life

On turning a contamination story into a redemption story

Posted December 9th, 2016