Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Culture”

A Victim of our Cultural Politics

The Joy of Caitlyn Thought ruins a troubled young man’s life

Posted July 27th, 2015

Feminism for Fools

Noodle-spined New Yorker says accepting his wife’s ongoing adulteries made a real feminist out of him

Posted July 20th, 2015

The Metaphysics of Caitlyn & Planned Parenthood

Why what we believe about the nature of our humanity has to do with transgenderism and harvesting fetal body parts

Posted July 17th, 2015

Obergefell, Jim Crow, & the South

Cultural Christianity and the Southern Way of Lifeā„¢

Posted July 13th, 2015

Are Our National Parks Diverse?

Stuff only white people worry about

Posted July 12th, 2015

The Crises We Don’t See

Climate change, ISIS, and the West’s civilizational crisis

Posted July 9th, 2015

Feed Your Children Well

Pope Francis backs breastfeeding, even in mass. Good.

Posted July 8th, 2015

Harmony, Communion, Incarnation

First impressions of Laudato Si, the first encylical from the crunchy con pope

Posted June 23rd, 2015

Can We Really Know Our Pastors?

A prominent megachurch pastor falls from grace. Did his celebrity have anything to do with it?

Posted June 22nd, 2015

Francis & the Camp of the Saints

Europe’s migrant crisis — and the papal remarks about it — recall 1973 novel

Posted June 18th, 2015

The World of the Walmart Pugilists

The deep social problem with stupid trashy behavior

Posted June 10th, 2015

Religion & The Quickening

Reading Berdyaev through Rieff amid an epochal cultural revolution

Posted June 4th, 2015

Our Diabolic Age

Ours is an era of scattering, of chaos, of the denial of meaning outside the autonomous self

Posted June 1st, 2015

Who Fights For Liberalism?

What motivates soldier to kill and risk death — and what does not

Posted May 29th, 2015

The Dis-Integrating of Reality

Symbolism, diabolism, and the chaotic fever dream of modernity

Posted May 28th, 2015

Of Pessimism and Pollyannas

The annoying thing about blind optimism

Posted May 27th, 2015

Liberalism & The End of the Natural Family

The dictatorship of relativism of one’s relatives

Posted May 22nd, 2015