18 Aug 2015
What is “The Benedict Option”?
Over the past couple years, there’s been an increasing discussion in the Christian blogosphere over the “The Benedict Option,” an idea proposed by The American Conservative editor Rod Dreher as a response to the perceived end of Christianity as a Western cultural force. What is the Benedict Option, and why do we need it? In today’s post, I’ll explore answers to these questions. While I have my own opinion on the matter, my aim here