Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Moralistic Therapeutic Deism”

Is God Mean?

No, but he’s not ‘nice’ either. But he’s good.

Posted October 26th, 2017

Chariots Of Fire Vs. Minivans Of Apathy

Sunday sports are becoming more important to American Christians than Sunday worship

Posted October 23rd, 2017

Moralistic Therapeutic Hannityism

Fox News superstar announces theology that would make himself his own pope

Posted October 22nd, 2017

The Sex Lives Of Pre-Post-Christians

The connection between losing your sexual scruples and losing your religion

Posted September 19th, 2017

A House Built On Sand MTD

Why churches should not be surprised when young adults’ theology collapses under stress

Posted September 9th, 2017

Hope Amid The Ruins

Bruce Frohnen’s review of The Benedict Option

Posted June 5th, 2017

Rusty Reno & The Benedict Option

First Things editor thinks my vision is too pessimistic

Posted April 13th, 2017

Recovery After The Great Amnesia

The Benedict Option as a strategy of cultural memory

Posted February 27th, 2017

‘Despair,’ ‘Alarmism,’ & the Benedict Option

A (friendly) argument with James K.A. Smith

Posted March 17th, 2016

Is ‘Commitment Pluralism’ the Answer?

We have made it impossible for the center to hold, and complain that people will not hold on to the center

Posted January 7th, 2016

Terrorism & This Religious Century

The ‘Rocamadour Moment’ of the West

Posted November 18th, 2015

Seminaries in Post-Christian America

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

Posted October 27th, 2015

The Great Oprahstasy

Moralistic Therapeutic Deism goes global

Posted October 20th, 2015

‘Pink Christianity’

Unlike cheap-grace Christianity, its Benedict Option form must teach us how to suffer patiently and with joy

Posted October 7th, 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

Religion & The Quickening

Reading Berdyaev through Rieff amid an epochal cultural revolution

Posted June 4th, 2015

The Ancient Creed of MTD

Moralistic Therapeutic Deism has been around longer than we think

Posted February 19th, 2015