Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “America”

Why Poor People Act That Way

Explaining the source of the hopelessness of the poor

Posted September 26th, 2014

The Future Of Christians In Post-Christian America

Writing in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Peter Conn says that religious …

Posted July 4th, 2014


Writing in Slate, Amy Sohn says an enthusiastic “good riddance” to the …

Posted June 25th, 2014

The Air-Conditioned Nightmare

This is not a parody. It is the triumphalist American ideology in …

Posted March 4th, 2014

Toska, She Said To The Ugly Americans

I’m at a conference at a resort outside of Austin. In one …

Posted February 8th, 2014

The French Woman Icon Is A Façade

So says the British writer Lucy Wadham, taking on a series of …

Posted January 22nd, 2014

White People & The Persistence Of Culture

Reader Floridian2006 comments on the In The Big White Ghetto thread: I …

Posted January 10th, 2014

More News From Post-Christian America

The Washington Post has been teasing data out from the 2010 US …

Posted December 16th, 2013

‘Wherever You Go, There You Are.’ Really?

Pamela Druckerman mulls over her decade-long experience with expatriate life in Paris. …

Posted November 29th, 2013

The 3 Psychological Regions Of America

A reader sends along a new academic psychology paper purporting to identify …

Posted October 24th, 2013

America: Where The Green Light Is Always On

If you read nothing else today, make it the entire Phil Donahue …

Posted September 8th, 2013

Hauerwas: How America Conquered Christianity

Theologian Stanley Hauerwas, a Protestant, believes we may have come to the …

Posted September 3rd, 2013

America’s Good Servant, But God’s First?

From Jody Bottum’s Commonweal essay: We are now at the point where, …

Posted August 24th, 2013

The Deindustrial Revolution & The Dying Middle Class

Writing in The Spectator, Ed West and Fraser Nelson say something bad …

Posted August 22nd, 2013

Terry Eagleton On Americans

In this fun essay, the English literary critic Terry Eagleton offers his …

Posted July 1st, 2013

In Praise Of American Beer

Yesterday, here in the south of Holland, I visited a town where …

Posted June 1st, 2013

Goodbye, Catholic Moment

In his column today, Ross Douthat — who, you should know, is …

Posted February 17th, 2013