Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “liturgy”

The Fragility of Historical Memory

If Christians in the West don’t embrace the past and make it live in the present, they won’t have a future

Posted November 3rd, 2015

Ben Op in Colorado Springs

Evangelicals asking if their tradition will be enough to sustain them in post-Christian America

Posted October 31st, 2015

A Lesson in Stability

Why we should go to church even when it’s really hard

Posted July 27th, 2015

Worship Well or Die

Why worship matters more than many contemporary church leaders think it does

Posted January 26th, 2015

Training the Mind

Aspiring to appreciate art and knowledge greater than what is immediately apparent

Posted January 21st, 2015

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