Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Moralistic Therapeutic Deism”

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

The Crystal Cathedral & Evangelicalism’s Decline

Several of you have sent along this story from the American Scholar, …

Posted December 23rd, 2013

The Crèche Without A Star

Is anybody in newspapers writing as interesting and as well as Ross …

Posted December 21st, 2013

How To Talk To An MTD Millennial

A reader writes to ask: I’m almost 29, married, have two kids, …

Posted December 11th, 2013

Raising Your Kids With Two Religions

Susan Katz Miller makes a case for the advantages of raising your …

Posted December 5th, 2013

Is Protestantism Over?

The Reformed pastor and theologian Peter Leithart says yes it is, and …

Posted November 8th, 2013

Truth Quest or Happy Quest?

Moralistic Therapeutic Deist megachurchery in action: “While we don’t tailor the content …

Posted March 16th, 2013

A Church That Can Survive Shipwreck

Last night I was listening to an old Mars Hill Audio Journal …

Posted January 27th, 2013

Humility & The Ten Commandments

You know how I get on my high horse about theological ignorance, …

Posted June 28th, 2012