Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Lent”

The Crazy Old Lady Who Lived in the Desert

A powerful ascetic saint offers another reason why I think it’s great to keep Christianity weird

Posted March 26th, 2015

Lent in Orthodixie

Is gator kosher for Orthodox Lent? Do Russians ever face this question?

Posted February 21st, 2015

My Paleo Lenten Diet

As ascetic diet to heal immune system disorder

Posted February 16th, 2015

Meat, It Is, In Truth, To Bless You

I’ve spent the afternoon cooking, trying to work out all that pent-up …

Posted April 26th, 2014

Ruthie Leming At Lent

A reader kindly sends in an online recording of a sermon his …

Posted April 7th, 2014

Somebody’s Missing The Point

Lent in south Louisiana, cher. A priest friend sends this snapshot in …

Posted March 14th, 2014

Dante’s Purgatorio: The Climb Begins

I wish a blessed Ash Wednesday to my Western Christian readers. Welcome …

Posted March 5th, 2014

Dante In Recovery

A reader writes to commend my current TAC cover story (not yet …

Posted March 4th, 2014

Dante For Lent: The Reality Of Sin

Today, the first day of Orthodox Lent, we start preparing for our …

Posted March 3rd, 2014

The Desert, The War

So, Lent. It started tonight for Orthodox Christians, with Forgiveness Vespers, in …

Posted March 3rd, 2014

Let’s Read Dante For Lent

If you’ve been enjoying my Dante posts, and have been thinking of …

Posted February 13th, 2014

The Value Of Lent

A blessed Good Friday to Western Christians. Here is a short piece …

Posted March 29th, 2013

O Happy, Happy Book Lent

As I type this, my two younger kids are in the living …

Posted March 28th, 2013

Electronic-Free Kids, Week One

My children have had a media fast imposed on them by their …

Posted March 22nd, 2013

Lenten Observance At Allegheny College

Oh, Dreherbait, must you be so succulent, so raw?: Allegheny College‚Äôs Ford …

Posted February 22nd, 2013

Lent In Louisiana

Just so you know, these questions come up down here. I’m not …

Posted February 13th, 2013