Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Culture”

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

Decorum

At two concerts, signs of the decline in standards for how to behave in public

Posted December 5th, 2016

Authority, Power And Responsibility

A lesson from an antique British monarch on ‘The Crown’

Posted December 4th, 2016

Church As Institutional Failure

Theologian: Where trust is lacking, arguments do little good

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

Amos Pierce & The Flag

What an elderly black World War II veteran can teach us about it, and about the nation for which it stands

Posted November 29th, 2016

Notes On A Postcard From The Other America

Why the best thing a creative writer can do is get the hell out of culturally progressive bantustans

Posted November 27th, 2016

Food, Family, Music, Friendship

A happy Thanksgiving memory

Posted November 24th, 2016

On Time: ‘Arrival’

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

Posted November 24th, 2016

Zadie Smith & ‘The Church At The End Of The Road’

The novelist is shocked to discover that her children don’t know what a priest is

Posted November 22nd, 2016

Weimar Germany, Weimar America

Of Lennonists, failsons, the revolt against the elites, and the future of our country

Posted November 21st, 2016

Brokeback Mountain, Hamilton, Art

A lament for the way ideological passion and cultural politics ruin popular art

Posted November 20th, 2016

Dead Swans And The ‘Grand Decadence’

Why the Trump era needs poets and priests, not pundits and politicians

Posted November 15th, 2016

Trump, Globalism, Nationalism

Jonathan Haidt offers a key to this election’s results

Posted November 12th, 2016

How The Narrative Is Made

An ex-NYT editor shares insight into how and why the paper got the Trump story wrong

Posted November 11th, 2016

America: Mall or Stadium?

Liberals expect shoppers to be committed citizens. Human nature doesn’t work like that

Posted November 8th, 2016

Overheard At The Pizza Parlor

A mom-and-pop merchant struggles to stay open with a Millennial crew

Posted November 6th, 2016