Benjamin Mann

Benjamin Mann


Benjamin Mann is a Byzantine Catholic, former atheist, and incurable philosopher, with experience in journalism, speechwriting, and monasticism. He published a short autobiographical book, “Shouting Through the Water,” in 2014 (available as a free download at, and is preparing a sequel reflecting on his post-monastic life. His current interests center on the integration of psychology and meditation within a traditional Christian framework

Road to Monasticism

An Unusual Road to Monasticism

Myths About Relativism

Two Big Myths About Relativism

cause unbelief

Do Your Beliefs Cause Unbelief?

Eclipse of God

Understanding the “Eclipse of God”

jesus fans

Jesus Wants More Than “Fans”


Beyond Countercultural Catholicism


Faith, Fear, and OCD

Baptism of the Lord

Shocked by the Baptism of the Lord


The End of “Christianism”?

Culture War

The Church and the Culture Warrior