Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “religion”

What Is Christianity For?

A discussion with sociologist Jeff Guhin on religion and cultural change

Posted March 22nd, 2017

David Brooks On The Benedict Option

He calls it ‘the most discussed and most important religious book of the decade’

Posted March 14th, 2017

Weimar America’s Long Island Ménage

What a judge’s decision in a threesome’s custody battle tells us about our decadence

Posted March 11th, 2017

On Christian Mourning In America

Reaction to The Benedict Option rolls in

Posted March 7th, 2017

‘Crisis? What Crisis?’ Said His Church

A reader tries to convince his parish’s leaders that they need to take the Benedict Option seriously. They disagreed

Posted March 3rd, 2017

For Church, Gay Rights Trump Religious Liberty

New survey of religious Americans finds widespread acceptance of gay marriage, and opposition to religious liberty legislation that conflicts with it

Posted February 10th, 2017

God-Fearing Immigrants Commit Spiritual Suicide

Reader: Serious Christian and Muslim newcomers don’t make the West more socially conservative, but their children more secular and liberal

Posted December 30th, 2016

Nonconversion Stories

People who encounter the numinous … and nothing happens

Posted December 29th, 2016

‘My Fellow Liberals, I’m Tired Of You’

How progressives have driven one woman to the brink of the Christian Right

Posted December 20th, 2016

Trump Reviving Liberal Christianity?

And, why conservative Christians ought to draw closer to church amid the Trumpening

Posted December 12th, 2016

Religion And Stupidity

‘You’re too smart to believe that’

Posted December 3rd, 2016

Zadie Smith & ‘The Church At The End Of The Road’

The novelist is shocked to discover that her children don’t know what a priest is

Posted November 22nd, 2016

Annals Of Right-Wing Wishful Thinking

Trump as the new Constantine, heralding the end of a secular era?

Posted November 12th, 2016

American Blasphemy Laws

Secular liberals impose them all the time. It’s all a matter of who or what you consider sacred

Posted September 9th, 2016

Did Trump Just Blow Up His Coalition?

Anti-Islam rhetoric in foreign policy speech may inadvertently have thrown traditional Christians under the bus

Posted August 15th, 2016

The Religion Of Sex

We are living through a clash of religious visions: Christianity vs. the New Gnosticism

Posted July 1st, 2016

Progressive Religion, Orthodox Religion

Here’s the core difference between the two

Posted June 20th, 2016