Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Benedict XVI”

Pope Francis’s Fake News

The contempt Team Francis has for the thought of Benedict XVI is stunning

Posted March 18th, 2018

Ben Op Billy Graham

In 1969, the great evangelist saw the future

Posted February 21st, 2018

The Story Of God

Douthat: ‘We’re living in the Iliad or Odyssey of heaven’

Posted January 18th, 2018

Pope Benedict’s SOS

A stunning remark by Benedict XVI characterizing the crisis within Catholicism

Posted July 15th, 2017

Trump: Will The West Survive?

A question that deserves an answer — but it’s not likely to be a comforting one

Posted July 6th, 2017

Ambrose At The Still Point Of The Turning World

Evening with old bones in the garden of a Milanese crypt

Posted July 6th, 2017

‘There Is No Plan B’

Sooner or later, US Christians are going to have to think hard about the Benedict Option

Posted May 22nd, 2017

Resisting The Dictatorship Of Relativism

The real politics of the Benedict Option

Posted March 2nd, 2017

Pope Benedict’s Benedict Option

A 1958 lecture by Father Joseph Ratzinger speaks to the heart of the Ben Op

Posted February 20th, 2017

What Is The West, Anyway?

Enlightenment internationalism or Christian nationalism? Poland decides

Posted January 27th, 2016

Cardinal Turkson at Hare Krishna Event

If a curial cardinal had no problem with it, why should we?

Posted November 10th, 2015

Seminaries in Post-Christian America

What should institutions that prepare pastors do to address the cultural moment?

Posted October 27th, 2015

Religion in the ‘Great Exhaustion’

The Benedict Option as religious resistance to the decadent anti-culture

Posted October 21st, 2015

Christendom Come Back!

An exhausted Europe slouches toward its uncertain future

Posted October 21st, 2015

The Anti-Benedict Conspiracy

‘Et tu, Godfried?’ How Judases with red hats betrayed Ratzinger

Posted September 25th, 2015

Romano Guardini’s Vision

The philosopher who proclaims hope when the glass is empty

Posted June 26th, 2015

Religion & The Quickening

Reading Berdyaev through Rieff amid an epochal cultural revolution

Posted June 4th, 2015