Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Decline and Fall”

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

CPAC Welcomes Pederasty Advocate

Milo and the moral bankruptcy of movement conservatism

Posted February 20th, 2017

Conservatism Does Not Equal Anti-Liberalism

Preserving the Western tradition through the Age of Trump and his enemies

Posted February 17th, 2017

Globalization, Mechanization, & Political Stability

Economic stresses and changes are tearing apart the social fabric

Posted February 15th, 2017

Neither Benedict, Nor Bonhoeffer … But Who?

Do we await a new — and quite different — Gerald Ford?

Posted February 14th, 2017

Throwing Chairs To Prevent America’s Suicide

Reader on Washington establishment: ‘They have no idea the anger they are drawing up against them’

Posted February 10th, 2017

For Church, Gay Rights Trump Religious Liberty

New survey of religious Americans finds widespread acceptance of gay marriage, and opposition to religious liberty legislation that conflicts with it

Posted February 10th, 2017

The Great Forgetting

A teacher sees Christian civilization evaporating in his classroom

Posted February 6th, 2017

Decline et Fall

France is becoming obsessed with declinism

Posted February 4th, 2017

Who Are We? What Are We For?

Political questions, yes, but ultimately, religious questions

Posted February 3rd, 2017

A Benedict Of The Protestants?

James Kurth, the ‘Protestant Deformation,’ and the recovery of authentic Christian community

Posted February 1st, 2017

Unfortunately, Character Is Destiny

Trump and ‘wondering how and when the crash will come’

Posted January 30th, 2017

Reading Rene Girard At The End Of The World

In the post-Christian West, ‘we have no more protection against our own violence’

Posted January 30th, 2017

The World Around Us

‘The world, in all its non-collapsing glory, is still there. We need to look up and see it.’

Posted January 26th, 2017

Anti-‘Suicidality’ Bigots At Stanford

A document released by student government provides a glimpse inside the university’s mindset

Posted January 26th, 2017

Benedict Option For Skrillionaires

The ultra-rich as canaries in the civilizational coal mine

Posted January 25th, 2017