Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Education”

Puritans Cast Out Witches

Lynn, Mass., purifies the volunteer public school teacher ranks

Posted September 4th, 2014

A Response From Vandy’s Misfit Christian

Why creeds matter, despite what the university thinks.

Posted August 27th, 2014

She Was The Wrong Kind Of Christian

Tish Harrison Warren thought she was the “right” kind of Evangelical, in …

Posted August 26th, 2014

Militarizing the Campus

Could you imagine Kent State happening today, with campus police forces increasingly getting military-grade equipment?

Posted August 26th, 2014

The Sophomore Slump

Philosophy professor James K.A. Smith observes that some of the most promising …

Posted August 17th, 2014

Educating For Barbarism

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

Posted August 7th, 2014

To Hell With Ivy League Schools

So says former Yale professor William Deresiewicz, in a barn-burner of a …

Posted July 28th, 2014

Clericalism And Common Core

As you know, I don’t have a position on Common Core. It …

Posted June 20th, 2014

Listen To This Frenchman, America

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry knocks it out of the park by clobbering idiotic journalists …

Posted June 13th, 2014

Where Are The Conservative Academic Theologians?

Fordham’s Michael Peppard considers the dearth of conservatives in his profession. One …

Posted June 11th, 2014

Never Do These Things, Professor

My colleague Micah Mattix, who puts together the great daily newsletter Prufrock …

Posted June 4th, 2014

Sorry, Ms. Angelou, The Doctor Is Not In

Did you know that “Dr. Maya Angelou” was neither a physician nor …

Posted May 30th, 2014

Teaching In The Age Of ‘Trigger Warnings’

Baylor literature professor Alan Jacobs, who taught at Wheaton for 29 years, …

Posted May 21st, 2014

Where To Find True Campus Liberalism

Damon Linker grits his teeth at the egregious illiberality of college campuses …

Posted May 20th, 2014

Yay, Haverford College Students

I was hard on Haverford College students last week for their protest …

Posted May 19th, 2014

The Emotivist Approach To Commencement Addresses

A reader e-mails from his coffee shop: Earlier today, I was musing …

Posted May 15th, 2014

How To Teach Dante To High Schoolers

Over at the Circe website, Brian Phillips is trying to spark a …

Posted May 15th, 2014