Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “religion”

Defining Islam At World’s End

What Westerners don’t get about the power of messianic religion

Posted February 24th, 2015

The WEIRD (Mis)Guide to Religion

Why the West — especially Western elites — can’t understand how the rest of the world thinks about religion

Posted February 18th, 2015

Fighting Religious Bigotry

It’s Valentine’s Day. Take a stand against hatred by helping victims of religious (and anti-religious) violence

Posted February 14th, 2015

Icelandic Paganism — Good or Bad Sign?

How should we regard new Norse temple in Reykjavik?

Posted February 2nd, 2015

Malcolm Butler’s Miraculous Vision

A reporter trivializes transcendence by not getting religion

Posted February 2nd, 2015

The Left’s Crush on Islamism

Liberal Michael Walzer wants to know why progressives are more afraid of Islamophobia than radical Islam

Posted January 27th, 2015

Worship Well or Die

Why worship matters more than many contemporary church leaders think it does

Posted January 26th, 2015

Wired for Weirdness? Not If We Can Help It

If our young people have little capacity for awe, it’s because we have forced it out of them, says commenter

Posted January 19th, 2015

Waiting for St. Francis

Reading Charles Taylor with James K.A. Smith

Posted January 14th, 2015

Are You There, God?

A reader spent a year seeking faith, but did not find it

Posted December 30th, 2014

Christianity’s Decline in the Northeast

Why is the region that was the cradle of Christianity in America so godless today?

Posted December 29th, 2014

Jindal for POTUS (Preacher of the US)

The Louisiana governor appears poised to announce his presidential run in connection with a prayer rally

Posted December 16th, 2014

Jesus, the Common Bond

Blacks, whites, Christianity, and life in the American South

Posted December 1st, 2014

The Return of Mormon Polygamy?

It’s unlikely, but not implausible in the emerging America

Posted November 21st, 2014

Strong Faith: Blessing or Curse?

The case of George Scialabba raises some hard-to-answer questions

Posted November 17th, 2014

Protestant & Catholic in Latin America

The Western hemisphere is getting a lot more Protestant

Posted November 14th, 2014

A Rescue Mission on the Ocean of Fear

A college student says that churches who deny Meaning, Truth, and Purpose leave those drowning in anxiety without hope

Posted November 13th, 2014