Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “metaphysics”

‘The Rubicon Is A Very Narrow Stream’

The prophetic role of metaphysical thinkers in our time

Posted October 15th, 2018

Gods And Monsters

Transgender, transhumanism, and the quest for a progressive utopia

Posted April 23rd, 2016

Metaphysics Of The Men’s Room

How many transgenders can urinate in the head for men? How we answer this has consequences

Posted April 22nd, 2016

Tudor Farm & Charles Taylor

The transcendent frame of late medieval life

Posted February 5th, 2016

Time and Laurus

Time is an illusion in new Russian novel — and in Dante too

Posted November 9th, 2015

The Metaphysics of Caitlyn & Planned Parenthood

Why what we believe about the nature of our humanity has to do with transgenderism and harvesting fetal body parts

Posted July 17th, 2015

The Crises We Don’t See

Climate change, ISIS, and the West’s civilizational crisis

Posted July 9th, 2015

The Apocalyptic Dante

What taking the red pill of The Divine Comedy reveals

Posted April 21st, 2015

Learning to See

Pieper, Dante, and Del Noce on contemporary cultural blindness

Posted March 6th, 2015

God Is Not Found Through Science

Francis Beckwith’s response to Eric Metaxas

Posted January 2nd, 2015

Paradiso, Canto XXVII

This canto turns from exaltation to some of the sternest and most lacerating language in the entire poem.

Posted August 27th, 2014

What Do Near-Death Experiences Tell Us?

Reader Tim G. passes along this fascinating 2012 essay by neuroscientist Mario …

Posted August 21st, 2014

The Metaphysics Of Carlo

On the blog about Jed Perl’s essay critical of liberal approaches to …

Posted August 6th, 2014

Paradiso, Cantos XIII & XIV

To be perfectly frank, Cantos XIII and XIV are kind of boring. …

Posted June 13th, 2014

The Love That Moved Berlin And Akhmatova

David Brooks has a lovely and, I think, important column today about …

Posted May 2nd, 2014

‘The Thinker We’ve Been Waiting For’

In the British magazine Standpoint, James Mumford rhapsodizes about the American theologian …

Posted May 1st, 2014

Dante As A Way To Talk About God

I’ve received lots of great feedback from all over about my related …

Posted April 24th, 2014