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Posts tagged “Marco Sermarini”

Houellebecq & The Benedict Option

Contrary to Houllebecqian despair, Italian church historian finds hope in the Ben Op

Posted October 11th, 2018

L’Opzione Benedetto Today In Milan

I am coming to the end of this exhilarating, exhausting Italian book …

Posted September 15th, 2018

The Eels Of The Benedict Option

Smoking eels and loving one’s neighbor in Sophia Loren country

Posted September 13th, 2018

A Time Of Donkeys

The Benedict Option amid the exploding Catholic crisis

Posted August 26th, 2018

Building The Shire

Creative minorities forming communities of joyful resistance to the Republic of Saruman

Posted March 20th, 2018

Educating For Woke Spectatorship

The death of learning and the urgent need for a ‘parallel polis’

Posted March 7th, 2018

Little Dutch Oasis On The Prairie

Orange City is a strong small town. How liberal can it afford to be?

Posted December 4th, 2017

Of Faith & Futile Horses

Learning to see the hidden greatness in donkeys

Posted October 9th, 2017

The Joy Of Traditionalism

G.K. Chesterton and the best argument for the old way of doing things

Posted September 22nd, 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

So, Italy

Adventures in San Benedetto del Tronto and Siena

Posted June 29th, 2017

The Benedict Option In Trump’s America

If conservatives think it’s safe to shore up the imperium again, they had better think again

Posted January 16th, 2017

Conservatism After Trump

David Brooks predicts — and prescribes — a turn towards localism

Posted April 29th, 2016

The Ben Op Chesterton

GKC was a Benedict Option guy long before his time

Posted April 22nd, 2016

View From Your Olive Tree

Monkish beer in California, and olives from the Marche

Posted April 20th, 2016

Intuiting Outside The Box

On cultivating Christians amid a fatal amount of shade

Posted March 20th, 2016

A Glimpse at the Scuola Chesterton

A short video look at a model Benedict Option community school

Posted March 10th, 2016