At the end of our last class, Debbie Payne asked a serious question about how we as Christians can resist and withstand the onslaught of our increasingly secular and anti-Christian culture. I mentioned the subject of the Benedict Option, which Rod Dreher has been blogging about for quite a while. But the Benedict Option has its roots in monasticism, something quite foriegn to our own Protestant and evangelical sensiblities. But today Dreher quotes heavily from a Baptist preacher and theologian – Russell Moore, someone probably well known to our own class’s Louisville contingent – to give an idea of what a Benedict Option strategy might look like from our point of view.
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