I have eagerly awaited Rod Dreher’s Benedict Option. Is Dreher right, or is he just telling people like me what we want to hear instead of what we need to hear?
Someday, perhaps, it will no longer be considered provocative for a Supreme Court nominee to believe that all human life is intrinsically valuable.
With the wisdom of hindsight, I realize the preconditions for this situation have been clicking into place from at least the Sixties when I was in university and seminary.
A few Lent book suggestions from authors at Covenant.
Is there a link between mental illness and forceful leadership?
There were more recognized martyrs in the 20th century than in the whole of previous Christian history. There are some books on the demography and phenomenology of persecution, but currently a lack of theological resources to help those who are undergoing persecution, some of whom are threatened with forced conversions.
Burnett, like Bob Dylan, seems omnipresent in popular culture but guards his offstage life with such care that he remains largely a mystery.
Fr. Mac Stewart reviews two volumes in patristics, concerned especially with the character of Catholic doctrine.