Rod Dreher’s ‘Benedict Option’ a Radical Call to Preserve Christian Values

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Dubbed by the New York Times' David Brooks "the most important religious book of the decade", Rod Dreher's "The Benedict Option" argues that American Christianity is in peril. Dreher joins us to discuss why he calls for Christians to find inspiration in St. Benedict’s retreat from ancient Rome, and similarly withdraw from mainstream America to ride out its current secular storm. And we'll talk politics with Dreher--who also writes for The American Conservative--including why he thinks Republican politicians have failed Christians despite their loyalty to the party.

Rod Dreher,
senior editor, The American Conservative; author, "The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation"

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