Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Decline and Fall”

The Curse Of Identity Politics

Charlottesville puts left and right at a fateful crossroads

Posted August 13th, 2017

How Christianity Can Ride The Tiger

Anti-modernism, Archbishop Chaput, and the Benedict Option

Posted August 10th, 2017

Smartphones Are Our Soma

How technology is crippling iGen

Posted August 3rd, 2017

A Prophet From 1942

Bernard Iddings Bell and the Benedict Option

Posted August 2nd, 2017

Against The New Optimism

Yes, we’re getting richer and more peaceful — but it’s deceptive. Spiritually, we are close to broke

Posted July 31st, 2017

American Failure

When are we going to hit the wall?

Posted July 28th, 2017

We Shall Be As Gods

CRISPR breakthrough puts power over the human genome in our hands

Posted July 26th, 2017

Waterloo Of Christian Colleges

Carl Trueman demolishes the blind optimism of many religious conservatives

Posted July 26th, 2017

Sweden Mainstreams LGBT Lysenkoism

Activist: ‘Gender confusion is a small price to pay for social progress’

Posted July 26th, 2017

The End Of A World

In France, a sign of the post-Christian times

Posted July 24th, 2017

It’s Worse In Modern China

Cold comfort for Western doom-and-gloomers — but also hope, via Chinese tradition

Posted July 20th, 2017

The Active ‘Hillary,’ The Passive ‘Trump’

Two kinds of threats to the Western order

Posted July 18th, 2017

Pope Benedict’s SOS

A stunning remark by Benedict XVI characterizing the crisis within Catholicism

Posted July 15th, 2017

Trump & The Smoking Yawn

Outrage fatigue and the emerging Russian scandal

Posted July 11th, 2017

Sex: The Church Vs. The World

The church is not obsessed with sex — the world is, and rages that the church won’t approve

Posted July 10th, 2017

Once A Church, Now A Junkie Barn

The fate of a deconsecrated temple as metaphor for a godless society

Posted July 10th, 2017

‘Halt die Klappe!’ They Said

German elites can only bear so much free speech

Posted July 9th, 2017