Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Orthodox”

Defrocking The Frockless

A Canadian court has convicted a Canadian Orthodox archbishop in a 30-year-old …

Posted March 26th, 2014

In Church, Everything Really Old Is New Again

Gracy Olmstead has a nice piece about how some Millennials are rediscovering …

Posted January 15th, 2014

What Does The Benedict Option Look Like?

Your Working Boy looks at a couple of examples of intentional (more …

Posted December 12th, 2013

Ransom A Syrian Christian For $200K

NCR’s John Allen reports on the kidnapping of the Syrian Orthodox nuns …

Posted December 8th, 2013

Islamists Kidnap Nuns

Lord have mercy: Islamist rebels have kidnapped a group of nuns from …

Posted December 3rd, 2013

Orthodox Organization, And Other Paradoxes

Ivan Plis, an Orthodox layman, reflects on the scandal of Orthodox ecclesial …

Posted November 5th, 2013

Strike At The Sacrament Factory

Mary DeTurris Poust has had it up to here with lukewarm priests. …

Posted September 22nd, 2013

Living Room Religious Diversity

In our living room a few minutes ago, I heard Julie raise …

Posted August 9th, 2013

Orthodixie Rides Again

My priest writes on Facebook that he was out doing errands with …

Posted July 2nd, 2013

Do The Orthodox Believe In Purgatory?

No, but after a few more days in our Orthodox Christian mission …

Posted June 15th, 2013

Problems With The Benedict Option

Longtime readers know that I’ve been fascinated for a while with what …

Posted May 6th, 2013

Once In Two Thousand Years

It was, in my view, a wonderful, marvelous thing that Ecumenical Patriarch …

Posted March 19th, 2013

The Orthodox Future

David Brooks goes on a tour of Orthodox (Jewish) Brooklyn, and likes …

Posted March 8th, 2013

The Blessing Of Routine

Jake Meador, who is an Evangelical, writes that sometimes he wishes he …

Posted February 23rd, 2013

Stalingrad? Hitlerstadt?

The Russian city once known as Stalingrad is thinking of changing its …

Posted February 10th, 2013

Priest: Here’s Why Bishops Cover Up Abuse

Emphasizing the sacramental role of priests should never mean covering up their bad behavior.

Posted February 4th, 2013

The Narcissism Of Small Ecclesial Differences

Get a load of this: according to the Catholic bishop of Lausanne, …

Posted February 2nd, 2013