Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “church”

Catholics, Orthodox, & Ben Op, Part 2

A seminarian writes to ask, ‘What should we do for the Benedict Option?’

Posted February 15th, 2017

For Church, Gay Rights Trump Religious Liberty

New survey of religious Americans finds widespread acceptance of gay marriage, and opposition to religious liberty legislation that conflicts with it

Posted February 10th, 2017

Good Church Diversity, Bad Church Diversity

‘Now you know why Trump is POTUS’

Posted February 1st, 2017

Truth, Or Social Justice: Pick One

For universities and churches, to choose anything over Truth is to corrupt and destroy

Posted November 5th, 2016

How Bad Leadership Destroys Institutions

Trump is the judgment on failed leaders of decadent institutions. He is likely only the first of many to come

Posted May 9th, 2016

Keeping The Sabbath

Do you go to church on Sunday? Choices have consequences

Posted April 27th, 2016

Bad-Boy Episcopalians

The Episcopal Church embraces its too-cool-for-Anglican-school image

Posted January 20th, 2016

The Nominalist Church At Year Zero

Why modern Christianity will dissolve, and only sacramental Christianity can endure

Posted January 9th, 2016

The Spiritual Value of Material Culture

Visiting Italian churches leads an irreligious American lawyer to a conclusion that surprises him

Posted December 28th, 2015

May the Farce Be With You

Taking ‘Star Wars’ too seriously and Christianity not seriously enough

Posted December 20th, 2015

Christianity In the Brave New World

Faith in a technological age must be countercultural — or it will cease to be

Posted December 17th, 2015

Church as Holy Cave

Participating in Mystery in the world’s dark and quiet places

Posted December 16th, 2015

Supernaturalism Or Nothing

Churches satisfied with the dry bread of rationalism and do-goodery are going to expire

Posted November 20th, 2015

The Anti-Social Media

There are no spaces safe for open dialogue. SJWs, Twittermob have seen to that

Posted November 10th, 2015

Benedict Option Mailbag

Everday obstacles to living an authentically Christian life

Posted November 7th, 2015

The Fragility of Historical Memory

If Christians in the West don’t embrace the past and make it live in the present, they won’t have a future

Posted November 3rd, 2015

Faith & the Future of Conservatism

Toward a conservatism of the Battered Gargoyle

Posted October 27th, 2015