Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Orthodox”

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

Worst Evangelical Blog Post Ever

John Mark Reynolds of Houston Baptist University tries his hand at parodying …

Posted April 29th, 2014

You Go Here. I’m Staying Home

The Himalayas. Not only are they Yeti-infested, but you have to go …

Posted April 25th, 2014

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