What is the Benedict Option?

By: Geoffrey Holsclaw

Should Christians withdraw from a hostile culture?

David Fitch and Geoff Holsclaw discuss Rod Dreher’s “Benedict Option” as a Christian response to American culture. While appreciative, Dave and Geoff offer points of concern and criticism.

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David and Geoff are responding to Dreher’s article in Christianity Today, “The Benedict Option’s Vision for a Christian Village.”  Also see Fitch’s response in Christianity Today, “The Benedict Option’s False Dichotomy.”


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March 9, 2017

Geoffrey Holsclaw

Affiliate Professor of Theology, and Director of the Master of Arts in Theology and Mission Program

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