Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “A Sense of Place”

Thomas Jefferson’s Trinity

A strange, out of place feeling at Monticello

Posted February 11th, 2016

A Surprising Fact About Medieval Cathedrals

I may owe Peterborough Cathedral an apology

Posted February 9th, 2016

Happy Birthday Roy Dale

Today would have been the 51st birthday of Little League phenom

Posted February 8th, 2016

The Architecture of the Benedict Option

In Britain, rediscovering the enduring beauty and power of Christian buildings and places

Posted February 3rd, 2016

What Is The West, Anyway?

Enlightenment internationalism or Christian nationalism? Poland decides

Posted January 27th, 2016

The ‘Obscene’ Failure in Flint

State knew about contaminated drinking water in poor black city for over a year, and dawdled

Posted January 20th, 2016

Bunt Percy, Saint And Martyr

Plus: Walker Percy, Love In The Ruins, Donald Trump, #BlackLivesMatter

Posted January 13th, 2016

Walker Percy Weekend 2016

Boiled crawfish, cold beer, books, Bourbon — all return on June 3-5 in St. Francisville

Posted January 8th, 2016

The Spiritual Value of Material Culture

Visiting Italian churches leads an irreligious American lawyer to a conclusion that surprises him

Posted December 28th, 2015

What’s Cooking For Christmas?

How the English feasted at Yuletide in the olden days

Posted December 24th, 2015

Texas Pastor vs. Bomb Threat

Clear eyes, full hearts, Christmas Eve

Posted December 23rd, 2015

George Bailey Is Dead

Patrick Deneen on what traditionalists need to understand about American politics

Posted December 8th, 2015

Found In Translation

What Jhumpa Lahiri learned about herself through learning Italian

Posted December 1st, 2015

Purity, Piety and Place

The all-too-human hunger for the ‘safe space’ of utopia

Posted November 30th, 2015

Thanksgiving 2015: Gratitude for Fathers

A meditation on gifts given by generous fathers

Posted November 26th, 2015

What We Did Last Night

Date night in New Orleans

Posted November 13th, 2015

The View From Pluto

Richard Grant, an Englishman, and his girlfriend Mariah moved from Manhattan to …

Posted November 9th, 2015