Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Decline and Fall”

Lost Causes And Stand-Taking Down South

The New Yorker profiles me and the story of my family

Posted April 24th, 2017

Forsaking The Family, Surrendering Civilization

Most young adult Americans see marriage and family as incidental to adulthood. As goes the family, so goes civilization

Posted April 20th, 2017

Her Life Among The Deathworks

Catherine Opie, Philip Rieff, and a strategy for the end of the world

Posted April 2nd, 2017

Three Rival Humanisms

Post-Christian liberal humanism begat two rival sects: socialist humanism and evolutionary humanism

Posted March 28th, 2017

SJWs Take Tim Keller’s Scalp

Princeton Theological Seminary capitulates to progressive pressure

Posted March 22nd, 2017

What Is Christianity For?

A discussion with sociologist Jeff Guhin on religion and cultural change

Posted March 22nd, 2017

The Telos Crisis

A loss of national purpose and a binding mission at the heart of our sense of decline

Posted March 21st, 2017

Benedict Option: ‘Dark Mountain’ For Christians?

The parallels between a vision of ecological collapse and prospects for Christianity’s future in the West

Posted March 20th, 2017

Feminists Abort Unborn Jesus

Blasphemous stunt in Argentina symbolizes a suicidal attack on their own civilization

Posted March 19th, 2017

Our New St. Boniface

The revolutionary power of 4Chan

Posted March 17th, 2017

The Benedict Option: The New Christian Paradigm

‘May be the most important public statement of its kind since Richard John Neuhaus’s The Naked Public Square

Posted March 13th, 2017

Weimar America’s Long Island Ménage

What a judge’s decision in a threesome’s custody battle tells us about our decadence

Posted March 11th, 2017

Paglia: Transgender & Civilization’s Decline

The future belongs to people who ‘still believe in heroic masculinity,’ she says

Posted March 8th, 2017

Out Of Academia’s Ashes

For creative pedagogical minorities who are tired of shoring up the educational imperium

Posted March 5th, 2017

Losing La France Profonde

Dévitalisation and the hunger to Make France Great Again

Posted March 1st, 2017

Saith The Man-God: ‘Everything Is Permitted’

On the political meaning of Christianity

Posted February 21st, 2017

Economic Insecurity

Demographer Nick Eberstadt warns that America is in a dangerous place

Posted February 20th, 2017