Tag Archives : Alasdair MacIntyre

My “Benedict Option” Reading List: A Response


  Rod Dreher’s Benedict Option Reading List post today was the perfect response to the recent barrage of critics of the Benedict Option (most recently here, today).  It inspired me to post my own list.  Note the whole left stack is monastic sources dating back to St. Athanasius’ biography of St. Antony of the Desert, one of the biggest influences on the…

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Alasdair MacIntyre: A Primer


I wanted to share an overview of Alasdair MacIntyre’s work and why he is important. I’m not going to even pretend to write something original, as many, many people more competent than I have already done this.  The two resources below serve as a great introduction to MacIntyre’s work.  I mean it literally as a primer, to, hopefully “prime your pump”…

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