Infinite Beauty

Beauty cannot be suppressed, even by the Church, and Infinite Beauty, who is our living God, really will save the world.

Beauty will save the world

We’ve forgotten what art is for. We need places to live, work, and worship: They are useful for us when they reflect our value as creatures of Beauty itself.

The Benedict Option and Yale

Recent turmoil at Yale University reveals the inevitable cultural aporia that has resulted a generation after Justice Kennedy’s opinion in Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

A Gregorian corollary to the Benedict Option

It can be far too easy to project onto the Benedict Option a rose-colored nostalgia for a simpler, pre-industrial medieval past: a cozy escape into the world of craft beer and Brother Cadfael.

The Narnia Church

Narnia is best understood as analogous to the Church, where all kinds of magical things and all kinds of brokenness exist side-by-side.

The Narnia option

C.S. Lewis's The Abolition of Man, like Huxley’s Brave New World, sounds a thoroughly pessimistic note. But Christian hope for the renewal of creation permeates Lewis’s fiction.