View of the Norcia basilica, before the earthquake destroyed it (Photo by Rod Dreher) Plough, the magazine of the Bruderhof, has just published a long interview editor Peter Mommsen did with me here in Louisiana earlier this fall (with a post-election follow-up question). The topic: the Benedict Option. What you don’t see is that I took… […]Read more "Ben Op Meets Bruderhof — The American Conservative"
“All education is religious education. Place a child in an environment where God is never mentioned, and what will she conclude? Either God isn’t real, or he’s irrelevant. Either way, the conclusion is that he can safely be ignored.” Glen Oeland (https://www.cardus.ca/comment/article/3251/a-letter-to-my-daughter-upon-her-graduation-from-christian-school/#.WEeLXOYjfNk.email) I recently read an article written by a father to his daughter who […]Read more "All Education is Religious"
Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I love the music, lights, and general holiday cheer. The food is always delicious, and the desserts are heavenly. Time with family is priceless. Overall, this is a wonderful time of the year. There’s more to Christmas than holiday traditions, however. There’s an ancient tradition that is […]Read more "Preparing in Advent"