Tomorrow in DC several FFers and other interested parties will gather to discuss the “Benedict Option” and practical steps we can take in our lives right now to live it out. In advance of the event, participants have suggested pieces they’ve found helpful in thinking through what the Benedict Option is and what it means for our lives. What follows is a curated list of those, and other, pieces. Continue Reading
But even more than for its instructive value, Libresco’s book is nourishing in its use of signs and stories to illustrate God’s extravagant mercy at work in prayer.
Rebecca West’s sprawling masterpiece Black Lamb and Grey Falcon may seem like a fairly obscure travel book from the 20th century, but it is a fascinating mediation on what it means to be human. Continue Reading
Rather than saying that the ancient world and Christendom were both “enchanted,” it might be more accurate to say that both paganism and secularism are encompassed by an immanent frame: all that’s changed is the prevailing belief concerning what constitutes the immanent. Continue Reading
In an economic exchange, our interests aren’t aligned with our trading partner. But God’s interest in us is perfectly aligned with our own good. Continue Reading