Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Odyssey”

Bob Dylan On The Road To Damascus

On epiphanies, and rooting new creation in old tradition

Posted June 6th, 2017

Ithaca And All Our Odysseys

Daniel Mendelsohn journeys with his elderly father through Homer’s Odyssey

Posted April 19th, 2017

Why Do We Need the Humanities?

Because we live in a dark wood, and we need to rely on the vision of those who saw deeper to lead us to the light

Posted March 19th, 2015

A Gladwell Interview

Here’s a crisp, fun NYT interview with Malcolm Gladwell. Excerpt: If you …

Posted October 5th, 2013

Against High School Literature

I meant to blog on Lee Siegel’s recent jeremiad about the way …

Posted August 12th, 2013

‘War, The Great Leveler’

Is peace between men possible without a belief in divinity?

Posted October 26th, 2012

The Whole Wide World

My son Matthew and I went to the Louvre today, just the …

Posted October 15th, 2012

The Dog

Matthew is reading ahead of me in “The Odyssey.” He came to …

Posted October 1st, 2012

We, The Lotus Eaters

This morning, driving my son to his tutorial, we listened to Ian …

Posted September 19th, 2012

How To Read Signs

Believe it or not, I’ve never read The Odyssey. But my older …

Posted September 2nd, 2012