Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Culture”

How To Be Saved, by David Brooks

The New York Times columnist gives an extraordinary address to a Christian group

Posted October 20th, 2014

Why Poor People Act That Way

Explaining the source of the hopelessness of the poor

Posted September 26th, 2014

The Arab Barbarians

The collapse of a civilization, the death of hope, the responsibility of culture

Posted September 20th, 2014

Mark Driscoll & the Pill of Murti-Bing

Why self-narcotized believers let the tyrannical megachurch pastor get away with it for so long

Posted September 18th, 2014

An American Girl Tale

Marie-Grace and Cécile, and a little-known history of race in America.

Posted September 6th, 2014

Le Misérable

Hélas, Ta-Nehisi Coates spends his summer becoming a soixante-huitard

Posted September 2nd, 2014

Race, Culture, Rotherham

How do we keep ourselves from seeing what we don’t want to see?

Posted August 29th, 2014

What Would Flannery Do?

Of Hillbilly Thomists, Dr. Fishwife, stiffened giblets, and not wasting your life on trash.

Posted August 29th, 2014

Ferguson: A View From County Kildare

If you read nothing else about Ferguson — and especially if you …

Posted August 25th, 2014

Jeremiah Option Vs. Benedict Option

My TAC colleague Samuel Goldman penned a good piece yesterday positing the …

Posted August 14th, 2014

Nigeria & Louisiana: Poor & Corrupt — But Happier Than Where You Live

Tim Urban spent 10 days in Nigeria and writes about what he …

Posted August 13th, 2014

Jon Haidt On Conservatives And Art

Jonathan Haidt himself added a comment to the thread yesterday in which …

Posted August 7th, 2014

Educating For Barbarism

In his column for The Catholic Thing, Anthony Esolen, the Catholic literature …

Posted August 7th, 2014

A Case For Why Conservatives Make Better Art

Writing in Salon (where else?), Richard Cooper complains that there are no left-wing …

Posted August 6th, 2014

When Poverty Is The Fault Of The Poor

Great Evans-Manning comment by Josh McGee on the “Why Poor People Act …

Posted August 1st, 2014

Why Poor People Act Against Their Long-Term Interest

A reader who comments here under the name Peg, and who comes …

Posted July 31st, 2014

The Virus Of Poverty Culture

If you haven’t seen Brenda Ann Kenneally’s amazing photographs of poor young …

Posted July 30th, 2014