Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “church”

A Letter To The Congregation

A churchman reflects on The Benedict Option

Posted August 15th, 2017

A Prophet From 1942

Bernard Iddings Bell and the Benedict Option

Posted August 2nd, 2017

Christianity, Trump, & False Idols

Why politics is no solution to the crisis within the contemporary church

Posted August 2nd, 2017

Whiteness And Godliness

What a black woman sees when she goes to her white Evangelical church

Posted July 19th, 2017

Two Ways The Church Can Die

And one way it can live: the way of St. Benedict

Posted July 13th, 2017

Sex: The Church Vs. The World

The church is not obsessed with sex — the world is, and rages that the church won’t approve

Posted July 10th, 2017

The Christian Bridge Too Far

There is no reconciling sides on the role of gays in the church

Posted May 10th, 2017

For Finder-Friendly Churches

An LCMS pastor says the church wants the culture to understand five things about it

Posted April 2nd, 2017

Opioids Are The Opiate Of The People

A culture devoted to the pursuit of pleasure as the ultimate good guarantees its misery

Posted March 28th, 2017

Finding A Church That’s Going To Make It

No point to a church that only aspires to be chaplain to a secular, hedonistic culture

Posted March 13th, 2017

Can Government Heal A Broken Society?

The limits and delusions of Trumpism — and of politics

Posted March 3rd, 2017

‘Crisis? What Crisis?’ Said His Church

A reader tries to convince his parish’s leaders that they need to take the Benedict Option seriously. They disagreed

Posted March 3rd, 2017

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