Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Orthodox”

Conservatism Will Not Save Christianity

It is not enough to think in a small-o orthodox way

Posted January 20th, 2016

Purity, Piety and Place

The all-too-human hunger for the ‘safe space’ of utopia

Posted November 30th, 2015

Supernaturalism Or Nothing

Churches satisfied with the dry bread of rationalism and do-goodery are going to expire

Posted November 20th, 2015

Benedict Option Baby Steps

How to get started?

Posted November 5th, 2015

The Fragility of Historical Memory

If Christians in the West don’t embrace the past and make it live in the present, they won’t have a future

Posted November 3rd, 2015

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