Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “liturgy”

Art & Religion Need Each Other

The relationship is more intimate and necessary than you may think.

Posted September 10th, 2014

The Joy Of Liturgy

This afternoon I went out to our church to mop the floor, …

Posted July 4th, 2014

Too Much Beauty In Church?

Anastasia, who is Orthodox, writes to caution that too great a focus …

Posted May 16th, 2014

Powerless In The Face Of Ugliness

For Christians like me, who are especially sensitive to beauty as a …

Posted May 15th, 2014

The Work Of Liturgy On Young Minds

This morning, I was walking up the hallway and heard my daughter …

Posted May 14th, 2014

Church That’s Hard

The deacon who’s been staying with us for Holy Week posted that …

Posted April 21st, 2014

The Architectural Spirit Of The Liturgy

Wilfred McClay, in Why Place Matters: As Winston Churchill famously declared during …

Posted March 26th, 2014

In Church, Everything Really Old Is New Again

Gracy Olmstead has a nice piece about how some Millennials are rediscovering …

Posted January 15th, 2014

More Artists, Fewer Intellectuals

Negatively reviewing a book about culture and the loss of Christian conviction, …

Posted December 10th, 2013

RIP, Favorite Coffee Mug

Here is my morning ritual: wake up, shuffle to kitchen, pour coffee, …

Posted November 26th, 2013

Pope Francis On Light Vs. Luxury

I had not seen this comment from Pope Francis’s celebrated airplane press …

Posted August 12th, 2013

Into The Mystic With W.S.

Towards the end of the Orthodox liturgy this morning, I began to …

Posted August 11th, 2013

Playing In Church

In a follow-up to last week’s thread about the Cat In The …

Posted August 5th, 2013

Seeming Orthodox Vs. Being Orthodox

A reader sends along an intriguing story from the frontiers of postmodern …

Posted March 26th, 2013

The Blessing Of Routine

Jake Meador, who is an Evangelical, writes that sometimes he wishes he …

Posted February 23rd, 2013

The Politics Of Liturgy

Noah Millman has an interesting meditation on the connection, or lack thereof, …

Posted February 19th, 2013

The Repetition Method

I recommend Noah Millman’s post about why ritual, liturgical prayer (versus spontaneous, …

Posted October 9th, 2012