Monthly Archives: July 2019

Behold, the millennial nuns

By Eve Fairbanks, Huffpost When I asked Tori what made her stray from this path to become a nun, her whole demeanor changed. Her face got pinker, and she looked almost shy. She asked if she could read the full … Continue reading

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Rise of the Titans: Fascism, Christianity, and the Seduction of the Brutal

By Tara Isabella Burton, MereOrthodoxy EXCERPT: Brutal atavists share with Christians, after all, the conviction that the modern world—particularly, the unenchanted modern world—is fundamentally broken, fundamentally in need of reformulating. Like Christians, these brutal atavists envision a return to an … Continue reading

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In Brooklyn, ‘tradpunk’ Christianity meets millennial counterculture

By Tara Isabella Burton, Religion News Service EXCERPT: Within that paradigm, we are all too often encouraged to focus on our selves, to buy into a never-ending feedback loop of seeking consumption and self-actualization: a capitalist ouroboros masquerading as self-care. … Continue reading

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Meghan Markle and Thomas Merton

By ABBIE LLEWELYN, Express The Duchess of Sussex, who was fiercely intellectual at school, fully engaged with the work of American Catholic theologian Thomas Merton. Mr Merton was a monk, ordained as Father Louis, who wrote more than 70 books … Continue reading

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We never had any wizards in my neighbourhood.

Brian Setzer, The Guardian: “My dad had been in the Korean war with some guys from the deep south, and when I was a kid he told me: “This is the music they liked and I like it too.” He … Continue reading

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