Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Conservatism”

Patriotism & the Benedict Option

After 9/11, it was obvious to many conservative Christians what their duty to America was. But now, post-Iraq, and post-Obergefell?

Posted July 30th, 2015

Feed Your Children Well

Pope Francis backs breastfeeding, even in mass. Good.

Posted July 8th, 2015

David Brooks on ‘The Next Culture War’

Should Christians fight? Retreat? Brooks suggests a third way

Posted June 30th, 2015

Saving the Benedict Option from the Culture War

The BenOp cannot be merely the GOP’s social and religious conservative wing in exile

Posted June 5th, 2015

The Real Reason for the Caitlyn Jenner Freakout

What Damon Linker misses about social conservative reaction

Posted June 3rd, 2015

America’s Socially Liberal Future

Social conservatism in retreat on all fronts, says Gallup poll

Posted May 27th, 2015

Three Unexpected Things to Like About Rand Paul

Cooking, Dostoevsky, and Crunchy Cons

Posted May 27th, 2015

The Modernism of (Some) Religious Conservatism

Fundamentalist Christians don’t know how modernist they are

Posted May 25th, 2015

Closeted Tories

The tyranny of British college leftism

Posted May 11th, 2015

Enemies of Tradition, Left and Right

Augusto Del Noce on left-wing liberalism and right-wing liberalism

Posted April 18th, 2015

Political Straight Talk About Religious Liberty

Frank words from a legislative strategist about gay rights and the challenges facing social and religious conservatives

Posted April 13th, 2015

Why Father Neuhaus Went Right

And where the theocons are headed next

Posted March 18th, 2015

The Limits of Father Neuhaus’s Vision

A critical but generous take on the influential priest’s life, by an enemy

Posted March 13th, 2015

‘Traditional Marriage’ Disgusts NRO Writer

History keeps running over people standing athwart it yelling, ‘Stop!’

Posted February 27th, 2015

How (Mostly) Not to Build a ‘Conservative Counterculture’

How should the Right should build its artistic counterculture? A respectful dissent

Posted February 25th, 2015

PC Helps Careerism

What Gov. Scott Walker doesn’t get about higher ed and the humanities

Posted February 6th, 2015

Crunchy Cons: Not Dead Yet

Nearly a decade old, the book and its ideas are still finding an audience

Posted January 27th, 2015