Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Orthodox”

A Clergy Family in Great Need

A family of five living on bare bones prepares for a special-needs baby

Posted July 19th, 2015

Babylon & the Benedict Option

False assumptions about the character of our culture and our time have left Christians vulnerable in ‘Stage Two Exile’

Posted June 4th, 2015

Engaging the Bible & Evangelical Distinctives

A reader says the Evangelicals are more engaged at the practical level with Scripture — and it shows. But there are big blind spots

Posted May 25th, 2015

Is Christianity Dying from Boredom?

If the choice is between nothing or a condescending parody of something, don’t be surprised by how people choose

Posted May 15th, 2015

Christianity in Collapse

Grim numbers on the decline of the faith in post-Christian America

Posted May 12th, 2015

Don’t Blame the Reformation

The seeds of Western religious and philosophical unraveling were planted centuries earlier

Posted May 12th, 2015

Dante & the Gift of a Broken Heart

The greatest poet who ever lived can teach you to turn suffering into a source of new life

Posted April 15th, 2015

A Separation of Church and State

A Chicago parish turns its back on Caesar’s marriage licenses

Posted April 14th, 2015

The Rout of Conservative Christians

Handwriting on the wall for orthodox Christians; these are ‘not normal times’

Posted April 1st, 2015

Dante the Christian Unifier

The poet stands near a hinge in Christian history

Posted April 1st, 2015

Alms for a Priest’s Family

Fr. Matthew Baker, killed in car crash, leaves behind a wife and six children

Posted March 3rd, 2015

Your Brain on a Beautiful Story

Neuroscience offers insights into why Christian ‘cruxploitation’ movies are so bad

Posted February 20th, 2015

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