On the heels of Rod Dreher’s week-long sojourn in Louisville to share more about the Benedict Option with Evangelicals there, a rash of blog posts has followed. In the first of what is now four posts, Dreher shares a question [ . . . ]
Thomas Merton’s fuga mundi, or “flight from the world,” was a complex and multi-faceted thing. When I envisioned this series back in the fall I had to idea it would end where it did. I didn’t ever think that [ . . . ]
Welcome to the first installment of the Fuga Mundi Series with St. Antony the Great. Here and over the next few weeks I’ll be reflecting on the paradox that withdrawal from the world is what allows us as Christians to [ . . . ]
Looking at some of the best examples of how Christians have successfully lived in the world but not of the world.
I’ve been mulling over the Benedict Option and Evangelicals ever since video of Rod Dreher’s talk at UVA’s Center for Christian Study posted a couple of weeks ago. As a Catholic, I find Evangelical interest in the Benedict Option fascinating. My own [ . . . ]
Rod Dreher speaks on the Benedict Option
My day began today at 2:00 am to the sound of an Amber Alert ringing out like an air raid siren on my wife’s iPhone in our bedroom. I’m all for these kinds of alerts, but the situation it was [ . . . ]