Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “A Sense of Place”

Spain Diary Notes

Church, politics, culture from my day in Andalucia

Posted January 15th, 2019

Sevilla In One Day

A brief Ben Op stop in the capital of Andalucia

Posted January 14th, 2019

An Expatriate Of The Heart

He did everything by the book, and his marriage and career still fell apart. Now he’s planning to leave the US. Is he wrong?

Posted January 9th, 2019

Och Aye, Moralistic Therapeutic Nationalism

If Scotland will not have God, it should pay its respects to Groundskeeper Willie

Posted January 6th, 2019

Christmas Forgetting, Christmas Remembering

Two personal stories of memory and recovery

Posted December 27th, 2018

Anxious Christmas With Sasquatch

Holiday eve in West Feliciana

Posted December 24th, 2018

Don’t Mess With Fergus Falls

Lying German journalist smears small Minnesota town — and is revealed as a total fraud

Posted December 19th, 2018

Being In A Good Place

The effect on the body of ‘thin places’

Posted December 11th, 2018

Discovering The New Old Country

His parents fled communist Hungary, seeking freedom in the West. Now he has returned in search of a different kind of liberty

Posted December 3rd, 2018

How (Not) To Think About The Caravan

Framing migration as a moral issue is a mistake

Posted October 25th, 2018

America’s Camp Of The Saints Problem

A vast caravan of unarmed poor migrants are walking north towards the frontier. A far-right dystopian novel from 1973 foresaw the challenge

Posted October 22nd, 2018

Jim Jones & Harvey Milk: The Secret History

Cult City reveals how 1970s San Francisco led to Jonestown

Posted October 15th, 2018

Poverty, Perversion, Progressivism: San Francisco 2018

An iconic image of America’s rich liberal metropolitan utopia

Posted September 30th, 2018

Actual Fun Stuff In Rome

It wasn’t all business today in the Eternal City

Posted September 11th, 2018

Voxsplaining Rural America

‘What’s the matter with rural white people? Don’t they deserve what they get?’

Posted July 5th, 2018

Azores Postcard: The Final

The joy of having been well and truly found

Posted July 2nd, 2018

Letting It Be In Liverpool

James Corden and Paul McCartney sing and drive their way around the city

Posted June 25th, 2018