Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “history”

Politicizing History

The depressing treatment of history class as propaganda

Posted February 18th, 2015

Ukip & the Future of the Future

History is on the side of Modernizers? Nobody bothered to tell Nigel Farage

Posted November 22nd, 2014

The Ironies Of History

On a trip to Romania, from which his then-impoverished Jewish family immigrated …

Posted July 9th, 2014

The False God Of History

In the April issue of New Criterion, James Bowman batted around the …

Posted June 17th, 2014

‘Don’t Mention The (Holy) War!’

The NYTimes reports that there are objections to a seven-minute documentary planned …

Posted April 23rd, 2014

Why Does Finland Educate Its Kids Better?

Gracy Olmstead explores the Finnish way of educating their children, and finds …

Posted March 19th, 2014

The ‘Wrong Side Of History’ Codswallop

I hate this: US president Barack Obama on Monday called Russia‚Äôs actions …

Posted March 3rd, 2014

Zen And Historical Guilt

Related to yesterday’s discussion of race, history, and repentance, a reader sends …

Posted August 23rd, 2013

America: ‘Don’t Look Back’

In an essay about Quentin Tarantino, Inglorious Basterds, and Django Unchained, Susan …

Posted August 13th, 2013

The ‘Right Side Of History’ Fallacy

Writing in Christianity Today, Ted Olsen warns against believing that whatever is …

Posted June 28th, 2013

Django’s Revenge Fantasy

I don’t plan to see Django Unchained, in part because it’s not …

Posted January 11th, 2013

History Is A Mess

Please go now to read Alan Jacobs’s tribute to Rebecca West’s monumental …

Posted December 3rd, 2012

History’s Little Jokes

During the French Revolution, Jean-Paul Marat was one of its most vicious …

Posted November 2nd, 2012

David Barton & Christianizing History

NPR’s Barbara Bradley Hagerty turned in one of her typically balanced and …

Posted August 9th, 2012