Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Moralistic Therapeutic Deism”

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

The Heretic Hunters of Liberal Christianity

COEXIST — or face the consequences, you infidel

Posted February 12th, 2015

The Blessing of a Wrathful God

Avoiding the dreary consequences of Inconsequentialism

Posted November 17th, 2014

A Rescue Mission on the Ocean of Fear

A college student says that churches who deny Meaning, Truth, and Purpose leave those drowning in anxiety without hope

Posted November 13th, 2014

American Idol Worship

Moralistic Therapeutic Deism: the universal solvent of Christianity

Posted November 13th, 2014

Moralistic Therapeutic Reform

If churchgoers don’t take their own teachings seriously, why should anybody else?

Posted September 12th, 2014

Moralistic Therapeutic Whatever & The Future Of Religion

Conor Friedersdorf posts a short report from a religion panel at the …

Posted June 30th, 2014

Why The Orthodox (And Everybody Else) Leave Church

Seraphim Danckaert, a Greek Orthodox layman, responds powerfully to the Greek Orthodox …

Posted April 9th, 2014

Confessions Of An Ex-Evangelical, Pro-SSM Millennial

A terrific letter came in last night from a reader: As a …

Posted February 27th, 2014

Moralistic Therapeutic Deism & The Failure Of Church Leadership

“Not all liberal churches are MTD,” says a reader, who sent me …

Posted February 22nd, 2014

Linker On Christianity & Gay Marriage

Damon Linker is writing too many provocative things too fast for me …

Posted February 20th, 2014