Join us for a reception and discussion of Building the Benedict Option: A Guide to Gathering Two or Three Together in His Name, by Leah Libresco. According to Rod Dreher, “to read this book is not just to encounter good ideas, but also to awaken to one's own gifts for hospitality and community-building.”
Reception will begin a 6:30pm
Thursday, September 13, 2018
First Things Editorial Offices
35 East 21st St, Sixth Floor (between Broadway and Park)
Leah Libresco has worked as a statistics professor, a data journalist, and a Bayesian probability instructor at an organization teaching “defensive driving for your brain.” She grew up as an atheist and converted to Catholicism when she picked fights with the most interesting wrong people she could find at Yale University. Her writing has appeared in the Washington Post, First Things, the Weekly Standard, the American Interest, the American Conservative, America, and other outlets. She has spoken throughout the United States, as well as in Australia, Ireland, and Poland. Her first book is Arriving at Amen: Seven Catholic Prayers That Even I Can Offer.
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