Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “modernity”

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

Seminaries in Post-Christian America

What should institutions that prepare pastors do to address the cultural moment?

Posted October 27th, 2015

Into the Dark Wood

The shattering of the cosmos, the birth of the modern

Posted October 24th, 2015

A Religion of the Body

Orthodoxy, paganism, and sedimenting spiritual conviction in one’s bones

Posted October 19th, 2015

The Struggle of Memory Against Forgetting

The Benedict Option as resistance to the Empire of Amnesia

Posted October 15th, 2015

Benedict Option as a Way of Life

For Christians living in post-Christianity, the real battle is not political, but spiritual

Posted September 27th, 2015

Benedict & the Omnibus of Options

Everybody’s got an option these days. Here’s why we should stick with Benedict

Posted July 29th, 2015

Progress & Regress

More than one way of measuring cultural advances

Posted July 28th, 2015

The Dis-Integrating of Reality

Symbolism, diabolism, and the chaotic fever dream of modernity

Posted May 28th, 2015

The Gay Rights Revolution in Ireland

What the results of the Irish referendum tell us about the state of culture and religion in the West

Posted May 23rd, 2015

Enemies of Tradition, Left and Right

Augusto Del Noce on left-wing liberalism and right-wing liberalism

Posted April 18th, 2015

Thinking, and the Big Divide

On learning to be and to see, despite the dragonish validity of modernity

Posted January 28th, 2015

Dear Modernity, I Love You Hard

Gibbering gratitude for anesthetics and modern medicine

Posted December 8th, 2014

Ukip & the Future of the Future

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

Posted November 22nd, 2014

Church Of England Modernizing Self To Oblivion

The Guardian reports that the fast-declining Church of England will consider getting …

Posted June 30th, 2014

Hauerwas: How America Conquered Christianity

Theologian Stanley Hauerwas, a Protestant, believes we may have come to the …

Posted September 3rd, 2013

Hitchens: We No Longer See The Stars At Night

Peter Hitchens, a Christian convert (revert?) and surviving brother of world’s second-most …

Posted August 23rd, 2013