Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “History”

Sunday Morning At Auschwitz

Where was God? And other questions

Posted July 15th, 2019

Oskar Schindler’s Factory

It’s now a museum telling the story of the Nazi occupation of Warsaw

Posted July 11th, 2019

Learning From Bad People And Bad Ideas

The difficult art of discerning when liars are telling the truth, and evil people have something valuable to say

Posted March 24th, 2019

Disintegration And Its Discontents

We are coming apart as a civilization, and the unwinding is going to be ugly if we aren’t very careful

Posted March 19th, 2019

The Tragedy Of Franco’s Spain

Peter Hitchens: He beat the Communists, thank God, but he was not a good man

Posted January 9th, 2019

Secession, Schism, & Catholic Civil War

Andrew Delbanco’s new book about the fugitive slaves has relevance for our own time. Take the Catholic Church’s problems, for example

Posted November 27th, 2018

Secret Of A Moscow Wine Cellar

The barbarity of egalitarianism, as seen in the basement of a fictional Russian hotel

Posted October 30th, 2018

Jim Jones & Harvey Milk: The Secret History

Cult City reveals how 1970s San Francisco led to Jonestown

Posted October 15th, 2018

Burning Down The Past

No money for upkeep of now-destroyed historical museum, but big state funds for ‘museum of tomorrow’

Posted September 3rd, 2018

Classical Liberalism Strikes Out

An interview with the author of Why Liberalism Failed

Posted January 9th, 2018

Decadence

Are we ‘sustainably decadent’? Ask the guys running the Silicon Valley ‘Brotopia’

Posted January 3rd, 2018

Omar Mohammed, A Good And Brave Man

He risked his life to document ISIS rape of Mosul, his city

Posted December 19th, 2017

Lutherans Have Issues With The Ben Op

Thoughts from the Issues, Etc. conference in Houston

Posted November 12th, 2017

The Shipwreck Of The Old World

Signs of the times: why liberal democracy and the American order is crumbling

Posted November 6th, 2017

Washington’s Church Ashamed Of Washington

Historic colonial Episcopal (of course) parish removing plaque

Posted October 28th, 2017

The Russian Saint And His Mistress

Matilda tells the story of a ballerina who loved a future Tsar and saint. Not everyone in Russia is okay with that

Posted October 12th, 2017

This Crisis? It’s Nothing

America has seen worse before. Like 1968 to 1973

Posted September 20th, 2017