Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Christianity”

Benedict Option & The Spirit Of Pilgrimage

Discipline and purpose in the Christian life, and why being a spiritual tourist is not enough

Posted December 8th, 2016

Poop Talk With Pope Francis

Dining advice from the say-anything pontiff

Posted December 7th, 2016

Putin, Our Tsar-Protector?

Why some religious conservatives and traditionalists in the West look to the Russians as allies

Posted December 7th, 2016

Globalism & Christianity

The strange (but necessary) ecumenism of anti-modern Christians

Posted December 7th, 2016

Happy Feast Of St. Nicholas

That time the Bishop of Myra slapped the snot out of heretic Arius

Posted December 6th, 2016

Zombie Catholics Of France

They live in parts of the country where the faith has all but died, but its values and habits remain

Posted December 6th, 2016

Character As Fixer Upper

A woman finds that the ‘good Christian’ contractor she hired was a dirtbag — but his ex-drunk, ex-druggie workmen are golden

Posted December 3rd, 2016

The End Of Catholic Marriage In San Diego

How seemingly small changes in marriage disciplines for mercy’s sake can crash the entire concept

Posted December 2nd, 2016

War As Culture War

Vladimir Putin vs. Anthony Kennedy

Posted December 1st, 2016

God Save(d) The Birra Nursia

The basilica may be in ruins, but the Benedictine brewery survived the earthquake

Posted November 30th, 2016

Church As Institutional Failure

Theologian: Where trust is lacking, arguments do little good

Posted November 30th, 2016

What Pope Francis Knows

A faithful Catholic reader says that most ordinary Catholics don’t care about fidelity to Church teaching

Posted November 30th, 2016

‘When The Crash Finally Happens’

Are people giving up on the system? If so, will we need non-religious Benedict Options?

Posted November 30th, 2016

Francis Surrogate Fires Warning Shot

High-ranking Vatican official threatens to strip four dissenting cardinals of their rank

Posted November 29th, 2016

How Are Pope Francis & Donald Trump Alike?

If you’re offended by the question, you’re not paying close enough attention

Posted November 28th, 2016

Orthodox Patriarch Praises Dead Atheist Dictator

Fidel Castro cruelly persecuted the church in Cuba. But that never stopped powerful churchmen from valorizing him

Posted November 27th, 2016

On Time: ‘Arrival’

Is language the key to experiencing eternity? The sci-fi movie poses a philosophical challenge

Posted November 24th, 2016