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Posts tagged “Philip Rieff”

Dead Swans And The ‘Grand Decadence’

Why the Trump era needs poets and priests, not pundits and politicians

Posted November 15th, 2016

Miley Cyrus > Donald Trump

Society can survive the gropey, short-fingered vulgarian. It cannot survive embracing what ‘pansexual’ nitwit symbolizes

Posted October 15th, 2016

Resisting The Anti-Culture

Leviathan’s strides grow ever longer

Posted May 5th, 2016

Resistance Within a Potemkin Village

Forming a Benedict Option within a college that is no longer a refuge of Christian orthodoxy

Posted March 18th, 2016

Life At Deathworks University

Wanted: humanities professors who are more interested in humanity than ideology

Posted November 19th, 2015

Dostoevskian Demons on Campus

Young nihilists possessed by ideas

Posted November 16th, 2015

Religion in the ‘Great Exhaustion’

The Benedict Option as religious resistance to the decadent anti-culture

Posted October 21st, 2015

Religion & The Quickening

Reading Berdyaev through Rieff amid an epochal cultural revolution

Posted June 4th, 2015

The Dis-Integrating of Reality

Symbolism, diabolism, and the chaotic fever dream of modernity

Posted May 28th, 2015

St. Benedict or Dr. Berman?

Western civilization goes out with a technologically-enhanced bang

Posted April 27th, 2015

The Broken Social Contract

New Robert Putnam book says our children are victims of ourselves

Posted March 10th, 2015

The Missionary Approach to School

Should Christian parents send their children to non-religious schools to be ‘salt and light’?

Posted March 3rd, 2015

What Is ‘Traditional Christianity,’ Anyway?

@davidsess @roddreher @DouthatNYT Arg of next column: we’re living thru trad Xianity’s …

Posted July 24th, 2014

Alas, Es Muß Sein

Noah Millman thinks I was too cavalier in my post in which …

Posted July 5th, 2014

Sexual Freedom As Secularist Sacrament

A reader sends this story about a serious campaign underway in Scandinavia …

Posted January 30th, 2014

What Christians Can Learn From Orthodox Jews

That’s the question my friend David Goldman, an observant Orthodox Jew, asks …

Posted August 28th, 2013

More On Religion & Creativity

Connor Wood has a follow-up post to his online essay that sparked …

Posted August 12th, 2013