Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Russian Orthodoxy”

The Wonder-Working Laurus

A breathtaking new novel opens up the Russian soul, and the romance of faith

Posted October 27th, 2015

A Religion of the Body

Orthodoxy, paganism, and sedimenting spiritual conviction in one’s bones

Posted October 19th, 2015

The Desolate City

A young Catholic man’s lament for his Church’s auto-destruction

Posted October 13th, 2015

‘Pink Christianity’

Unlike cheap-grace Christianity, its Benedict Option form must teach us how to suffer patiently and with joy

Posted October 7th, 2015

Orthodoxy, Catholicism, and the State

Want church growth? Hope for state persecution, says Catholic blogger

Posted June 15th, 2015

Gleb Yakunin, R.I.P.

Remembering a brave Russian Orthodox priest and dissident

Posted January 1st, 2015

Thanking God Despite It All

A voice from the Soviet persecution gives praise and thanksgiving

Posted November 27th, 2014

Orthodox Jihadis

Some in the Russian Orthodox Church are creating a ‘Rus’ that is anything but holy.

Posted September 8th, 2014

A Crown, But Not On This Earth

Look at that face. It belongs to St. Elizabeth the New Martyr. …

Posted June 24th, 2014

Carl Bildt & Russian Disinformation

There’s a Russian news agency story rocketing around the Orthodox web alleging …

Posted May 5th, 2014

The Wheat & The Tares In Russia

In First Things, John Burgess has a long, thoughtful, fairly comprehensive report …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Kursk Root Icon Coming To St. Francisville

That video above is from 2009, when the Kursk Root icon returned …

Posted April 1st, 2014

Putin’s Confessor And Subversive Orthodoxy

Here’s a fascinating FT story about Abbot Tikhon Shevkunov, a prominent Russian …

Posted January 31st, 2013

Putin At Church

A reader sent me a link to this Cathy Young piece about …

Posted January 4th, 2013