Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “History”

A Monumental History

Further thoughts on execrating Confederate statuary

Posted May 24th, 2017

The Day They Took Old Dixie Down

In New Orleans, erasing history will do nothing to make the present day better

Posted May 19th, 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

Yuval Noah Harari’s Dystopia

Homo Deus is a book by an evangelist for the Grand Inquisitor of Silicon Valley

Posted April 17th, 2017

Asking The Fallows Question

Where would you go to see Big History right now?

Posted February 7th, 2017

Weirder Than The Trumpening?

Grand historical events that are even more unlikely than this one

Posted January 20th, 2017

Weimar Germany, Weimar America

Of Lennonists, failsons, the revolt against the elites, and the future of our country

Posted November 21st, 2016

Life Before 9/11

What was America like before that terrible day in September?

Posted September 11th, 2016

Remembering Slavery At Whitney

A Louisiana plantation that is an emotionally devastating museum of slavery

Posted May 5th, 2016

Thomas Jefferson’s Trinity

A strange, out of place feeling at Monticello

Posted February 11th, 2016

Tudor Farm & Charles Taylor

The transcendent frame of late medieval life

Posted February 5th, 2016

Rome, Reformation, & Right Now

Donald Trump: American Luther? American Caesar?

Posted January 29th, 2016

Our Late Antique-ish 2016

Parallels between the end of Rome’s glory and the contemporary West

Posted January 1st, 2016

Christianity & History

On the spiral shape of history

Posted December 30th, 2015

College Killed His Love of History

But he’s working in the high school trenches to subvert the dominant paradigm

Posted December 5th, 2015

Wendell Berry vs. Political Correctness

Do University of Kentucky students study history in order to forget it?

Posted December 1st, 2015

What’s Coming After Liberalism?

The end of the road for the Enlightenment tradition

Posted November 24th, 2015