I hate that I start every post with “this is interesting”, but this a good analysis of ideas for how christian groups, slight catholic perspective here, can navigate their way in what they may perceive as a catastrophic shift in the moral landscape. I don’t see the changing world as a catastrophe, but many do. Two points of view are put forth, one advocate by Rod Dreher, the Benedict Option, which suggest that christian should retreat from the world like the Benedictine communities that emerged after the fall of Rome. The other, and one I see is much more of a positive option, is the Jeremiah Option, or following the lead of jewish communities during various periods of captivity and exile, in which those communities kept their faith and sought to better their society.

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