Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Dante”

How Dante: The Epilogue

The final chapter that I would have written

Posted March 23rd, 2017

Those Stung By Wasps

Republicans and conservatives had better draw a red line against Trumpism in the sand of their consciences

Posted January 31st, 2017

Eyes Wide Open, Monastery Walls Around The Heart

As Trump and his enemies clash, Benedict Option Christians must find ways to avoid succumbing to wrathfulness

Posted January 23rd, 2017

Knots And Reparations

What do we mean when we talk about justice in history?

Posted January 13th, 2017

Book News

The Benedict Option galleys have shipped. And How Dante is coming to paperback

Posted January 9th, 2017

The Story Of Your Life

On turning a contamination story into a redemption story

Posted December 9th, 2016

On Time: ‘Arrival’

Is language the key to experiencing eternity? The sci-fi movie poses a philosophical challenge

Posted November 24th, 2016

A Professor In Post-Truth America

What happens when we believe we can create our own realities?

Posted November 17th, 2016

How Dante Can Save Conservative Intellectuals

Applying the lessons of the Commedia to the failures of the Right

Posted October 27th, 2016

Trump, Vows, & Treason

Why Donald Trump’s disloyalty to anything but himself is dangerous

Posted September 28th, 2016

The Necessity Of Trust

Dante Alighieri, Zygmunt Bauman, and the difficulty of building a solid life in liquid modernity

Posted September 13th, 2016

The Weight Of Home

Dante, Cavafy, and the meaning of all these Ithacas

Posted June 16th, 2016

At Holy Cross In Baltimore

Cherishing dear old friends and dear old places

Posted May 29th, 2016

Taste-And-See Orthodoxy

After a decade, discovering how much Eastern Christianity has sedimented in my bones

Posted May 25th, 2016

Dante & Change

Standing athwart metanoia yelling, ‘Stop!’

Posted April 26th, 2016

‘Bacon Is My Beatrice’

A Dante teacher’s analogy, a bumper sticker to remember

Posted April 9th, 2016

‘You Can See It All Over. It’s Unwinding’

The spreading malaise, the coming anarchy

Posted March 14th, 2016