St. Benedict After September 11

Owen IV, John M.
April 2004
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr2004, Issue 142, p14
Asserts that conservative Christians may take the Saint Benedict option. Adherence of people adhering to traditional moral norms from the corrupting influence of American society; Formation of particular communities; Threats posed by secularism and moral relativism.


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