Mark Clavier

Mark Clavier

Writer

The Rev. Dr. Mark Clavier is the vicar of St Mary’s Church in Welshpool, Powys, Wales. He is also the canon theologian to the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon and Bishop’s Chaplain to Bishop John Lomas. Mark is the author of several books, including On Consumer Culture, Identity, The Church and the Rhetorics of Delight in Bloomsbury’s “Reading Augustine” series.

Sorry, Benedict, We Need an Augustine Option

Posted on February 4, 2019
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Ever since the Mayflower set sail from England, the idea of escaping a corrupt world to build a godly society has been an ever-present strain in American religion. That impulse has led to more than a few schisms since the days of the Puritans, creating the multi-denominational, patchwork America that we know today. Rod Dreher’s…