Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “America”

Worshiping America

Believe it or not, neither the USA nor Donald J. Trump are anybody’s personal Lord and Savior

Posted July 4th, 2017

Straussians Vs. The Benedict Option

‘The gates of Hell will not prevail against the American founding’ — right? But what if America is not the Church?

Posted April 3rd, 2017

Identity Politics Are Inevitable

To know who they are and what to do, Americans, like all people, have to know of which story they are a part

Posted February 6th, 2017

Who Are We? What Are We For?

Political questions, yes, but ultimately, religious questions

Posted February 3rd, 2017

What Does Solidarity Mean In 2017?

Struggling to understand America in the age of fracture

Posted January 5th, 2017

Amos Pierce & The Flag

What an elderly black World War II veteran can teach us about it, and about the nation for which it stands

Posted November 29th, 2016

Does Colin Kaepernick Hate America?

Random thoughts on the ’49ers quarterback and his National Anthem protest

Posted August 30th, 2016

The Sun Sets On White Christian America

Should I, a white Christian American, care? About the ‘white’ part, not at all

Posted July 13th, 2016

‘A Land Of Jerking Knees’

On the Disuniting States of America

Posted June 15th, 2016

Postcards From The Other America

Dispatches from two readers who live and work among the very poor

Posted May 24th, 2016

Postcard From Mayberry

‘There have always been poor people. But this is something new.’

Posted May 10th, 2016

Letters From The Other America

Two professionals — one a conservative Evangelical, the other a liberal — write to say they understand why we have Trump

Posted February 19th, 2016

A Letter From Trump’s America

A view the establishment doesn’t over see, a voice it doesn’t often hear

Posted February 16th, 2016

Bunga Bunga Billionaire Nation

‘An inchoate sense that the world is falling apart’ is behind the Trump phenomenon

Posted January 31st, 2016

‘Head For Higher Ground’

The Benedict Option as refuge from the coming flood

Posted January 21st, 2016

Diabolized America

Social forces that are tearing the country apart

Posted January 4th, 2016

Lessons From Europe’s Decline

Roger Scruton with a diagnosis — and a warning for America

Posted December 23rd, 2015