Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Orthodox”

The Orthodox Dante

Why does the greatest Catholic literary work seem so Orthodox to this modern reader?

Posted January 15th, 2015

Christianity’s Decline in the Northeast

Why is the region that was the cradle of Christianity in America so godless today?

Posted December 29th, 2014

What I’m Grateful for this Advent

My Orthodox mission church in Louisiana, and the Benedictine monastery in Norcia

Posted December 18th, 2014

What Not to Say to a Convert

Things better left unsaid to new Catholics, and other converts

Posted November 11th, 2014

The Changing Countries of Christianity

The Spirit blows where it wills: three stories

Posted November 6th, 2014

Changing the Catholic Flag

Why Ross Douthat is right to worry about Pope Francis and reform

Posted October 28th, 2014

If Pope Francis Loses Conservatives

The risks the pontiff takes implementing his plan to liberalize the Catholic Church

Posted October 17th, 2014

Moscow’s Disappointing Line in Rome

Metropolitan Hilarion wasted an opportunity by lecturing Catholic bishops on geopolitics

Posted October 16th, 2014

After They Beheaded Saints, What Then?

‘There is no record of retribution’

Posted September 17th, 2014

Saving Syrian Orthodox Chants

A friend passed on to me a must-listen Fresh Air interview with …

Posted August 8th, 2014

The Symbolic Meaning Of The Transfiguration

For Western Christians and Orthodox who follow the New Calendar (that is, …

Posted August 6th, 2014

The Lies, The Endless Lies

Minnesota Public Radio’s Madeleine Baran is doing an incredible job of reporting …

Posted July 21st, 2014

The Fruits Of Clericalism

The other day, I blogged about the conviction of Fr. Isidore (Stanley) …

Posted June 19th, 2014

No, Greek Orthodox Man, That’s Not Why You Were Denied Communion

Gregory Pappas, a Chicago PR man and Greek Orthodox, says he was …

Posted June 12th, 2014

Visiting My Church On Walker Percy Weekend

Some people headed to town for Walker Percy Weekend have asked me …

Posted June 7th, 2014

Paradiso, Canto X

In Canto X, Dante enters the sphere of the Sun. The blessed …

Posted June 1st, 2014

She Wishes She Was Still Born Again

Some of you readers send me really interesting stuff, for which I’m …

Posted May 22nd, 2014