The Kuyperian Impulse of the Benedict Option
James D. Clark, Themelios
Evangelicals have criticized Rod Dreher’s Benedict Option and the idea of strategic withdrawal, with some citing Abraham Kuyper as a model of how Christians should engage the world today. This article argues that the Benedict Option and the Kuyperian tradition harmonize with (rather than contradict) each other in significant ways.
How Many Declarations Does It Take to Secure Religious Freedom?
Erin Rodewald, Providence
Madison and company succeeded in creating a unique system whereby religion was protected but not central to the functions of government.
Recovering the Moral Contents of Life
Daniel J. Mahoney, City Journal
Pierre Manent on natural law and human rights
Living for Christ by Thinking Economically About Our Work
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
Life without work is meaningless, but work is not the meaning of life.