Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “the South”

Clinging To Guns, Religion, Conservatism — And Happiness

Louisiana is the happiest state, and the South is the happiest region. …

Posted July 21st, 2014

The Figs Are Here

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year for fig lovers. …

Posted July 17th, 2014

Media, Mystery, And The South

The Atlantic’s James Fallows and his wife Debra have been reporting lately …

Posted June 9th, 2014

Sounds Like Robertsons Are Gonna Walk

From the Duck Commander website tonight: We want to thank all of …

Posted December 19th, 2013

Shame, Honor, And The South

So, I’m just home from the trip. I had a great time …

Posted October 3rd, 2013

Understanding The South

My priest, who will before too much longer finish his first year …

Posted September 13th, 2013

Walker Percy, Writers, & The Advantages Of Place

From an interview with Walker Percy: You don’t consider yourself a Southern …

Posted September 10th, 2013

Race, Gay Rights, & The Power Of Enforced Forgetting

We’ve had a friend from DC staying with us the past two …

Posted August 19th, 2013

The Seine, The Mississippi

Ta-Nehisi Coates and I are two American writers who come from very …

Posted August 12th, 2013

The Changing Mind Of The South

Commenting on W.J. Cash’s 1941 classic The Mind of the South, and …

Posted August 7th, 2013

Summer’s Bounty

That’s what I’ve been doing today, picking figs off the tree by …

Posted July 25th, 2013

What Do These Maps Prove? Not What You Might Think

A reader sends a link to these fascinating maps that appeared on …

Posted July 23rd, 2013

Aunt Emily, the Southern Stoic

It is only through passionate commitment to the Absolute that I can live by the Stoic code of my culture.

Posted July 9th, 2013

Orthodixie Rides Again

My priest writes on Facebook that he was out doing errands with …

Posted July 2nd, 2013

The Paula Deen Mess

I don’t care one bit for the Paula Deen persona. I hate …

Posted June 25th, 2013

Southern Woman To The Fingertips

A rat snake was spotted not long ago in our garage, which …

Posted June 24th, 2013

Let Us Speak Of Collards

So, my father brought over a mess of collard greens this afternoon. …

Posted March 15th, 2013