Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “The South”

Making A Christmas Memory

Reading Truman Capote’s classic short story by the fire

Posted December 8th, 2017

Sad Songs And The South

How country music helps explain the division in America

Posted August 23rd, 2017

Confederate Nehushtan

The alt-right makes it impossible to defend Old South symbols

Posted August 14th, 2017

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

One Month Away From Walker Percy Weekend

  Walker Percy Weekend 2017 draws nigh!   I was at Q Ideas last …

Posted May 1st, 2017

Lost Causes And Stand-Taking Down South

The New Yorker profiles me and the story of my family

Posted April 24th, 2017

Stoicism, Percy, Benedict

Last week I was at the Ciceronian Society conference in Baton Rouge, …

Posted March 31st, 2017

Here Comes The Crimson Tide

More #SECSolidarity in the face of the flood

Posted August 22nd, 2016

Divinity

A Southern candy, a sacrament, a memory of happy days

Posted June 19th, 2016

Bless Her Heart!

Southern mama ain’t taking no more smartphone crap from keeyids

Posted April 10th, 2016

Patrick Samway To Walker Percy Weekend

And head of Aquinas Center at Emory to speak on Percy, faith, and science

Posted April 6th, 2016

Walker Percy & The Trumpening

What would Percy make of American politics this year?

Posted March 30th, 2016

Educating for Helplessness

Communal self-sabotage and the cycle of poverty

Posted October 20th, 2015

Human Fallibility a Historical Constant

The bad and the ugly our ancestors wrought does not negate the good and the beautiful that they accomplished

Posted October 5th, 2015

A Hotty Toddy Weekend

It is not enough that the LSU Tigers should win. The Alabama Crimson Tide must lose. Thank you, Ole Miss

Posted September 20th, 2015

Regional Novels, Explained

Your shortcut to understanding the literature of the South, New England, California, and Scotland

Posted September 10th, 2015