Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Moralistic Therapeutic Deism”

New Rituals For Self-Worship

Missing the point of all ritual life: to decenter the Self from itself

Posted May 8th, 2018

Annals Of Wishful Christian Thinking

‘Conservative Christianity is strong,’ new study says — or does it?

Posted January 24th, 2018

Pope Oprah

Why Oprah Winfrey matters as a major religious leader

Posted January 10th, 2018

Oprah’s Throne-And-Altar Liberalism

The Pallas Athena of MTD ponders a run for the White House

Posted January 8th, 2018

A Benedict Option For Muslims?

US Muslims can’t escape Moralistic Therapeutic Deism

Posted January 1st, 2018

Why Is God Not Nice?

Catholic theologian Ulrich Lehner demolishes Moralistic Therapeutic Deism

Posted December 11th, 2017

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