Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “The South”

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

The Siren Song of Southern Sorority Girls

Behold, the ‘Triumph of the Will’ of the Garden & Gun set

Posted August 17th, 2015

Obergefell, Jim Crow, & the South

Cultural Christianity and the Southern Way of Lifeā„¢

Posted July 13th, 2015

Loving the South

It’s a complicated affair. Yankees wouldn’t understand.

Posted June 25th, 2015

Driving Old Dixie Down

Dylann Roof lowers the Confederate battle flag in infamy

Posted June 23rd, 2015

Down with the Confederate Flag

The historical baggage is too heavy to continue carrying

Posted June 20th, 2015

The Christ-Haunted Drugstore

Flannery O’Connor and the cash-register prophecy

Posted June 18th, 2015

Happy Derby Day from Walker Percy Weekend

Raise a glass to the ponies, to the South, and to the memory of the great Southern novelist

Posted May 2nd, 2015

Ancestor Worship & Honor Culture

The true religion of the American South

Posted March 31st, 2015

The Three Post-Punk Priests

A Southern band nearly dies in a car wreck. Three members go on to become Orthodox priests. They’re still making rock and roll

Posted February 24th, 2015