Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “politics”

The Turmoil In France

A country agonizes before its consequential election

Posted April 14th, 2017

Is There Still A ‘Vital Center’?

If so, then when it comes to civil religion, the center is as silent as a Trappist monastery

Posted April 11th, 2017

On Christian Mourning In America

Reaction to The Benedict Option rolls in

Posted March 7th, 2017

Can Government Heal A Broken Society?

The limits and delusions of Trumpism — and of politics

Posted March 3rd, 2017

Resisting The Dictatorship Of Relativism

The real politics of the Benedict Option

Posted March 2nd, 2017

Saith The Man-God: ‘Everything Is Permitted’

On the political meaning of Christianity

Posted February 21st, 2017

Neither Benedict, Nor Bonhoeffer … But Who?

Do we await a new — and quite different — Gerald Ford?

Posted February 14th, 2017

Who Are We? What Are We For?

Political questions, yes, but ultimately, religious questions

Posted February 3rd, 2017

The Trump Years: What We May Hope For

Good things that might happen under the new administration

Posted January 20th, 2017

Why Russell Moore Matters

He’s an especially credible voice for Christian values in post-Christian America

Posted December 21st, 2016

Brokeback Mountain, Hamilton, Art

A lament for the way ideological passion and cultural politics ruin popular art

Posted November 20th, 2016

Bill Penzey’s Spices Ain’t Nices

Spice seller denounces Trump voters as racist. Spice buyer — non-Trump-voting me — takes his business elsewhere

Posted November 17th, 2016

When The Bough Breaks

Haidt: The coming apart will not cease

Posted November 15th, 2016

After The Election Smoke Clears

The coming war over the post-liberal political order

Posted November 8th, 2016

A Politics Of Localism

The Front Porch Republican Party caucuses at Notre Dame

Posted October 25th, 2016

Politics At the Dinner Table

An example of the antipolitical politics of the Benedict Option

Posted October 18th, 2016

The Ben Carson Option

Christianity is fine, unless it gets in the way of what you want to accomplish politically

Posted October 14th, 2016