Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Moralistic Therapeutic Deism”

The Triumph Of MTD

Big majority of US Catholics don’t believe what Church teaches about the Eucharist. Only half even know what that teaching is

Posted August 7th, 2019

Jesus Christ Basketball Superstar

And other adventures in megachurch stunt Christianity

Posted April 7th, 2019

Muslim Discipleship In Post-Christian America

US Muslims face a future of Moralistic Therapeutic Deism

Posted December 19th, 2018

‘The Culture Of McCarrick’

A Catholic dad is fed up with the institutional Church leaving him to raise his kids without help

Posted October 5th, 2018

New Rituals For Self-Worship

Missing the point of all ritual life: to decenter the Self from itself

Posted May 8th, 2018

Annals Of Wishful Christian Thinking

‘Conservative Christianity is strong,’ new study says — or does it?

Posted January 24th, 2018

Pope Oprah

Why Oprah Winfrey matters as a major religious leader

Posted January 10th, 2018

Oprah’s Throne-And-Altar Liberalism

The Pallas Athena of MTD ponders a run for the White House

Posted January 8th, 2018

A Benedict Option For Muslims?

US Muslims can’t escape Moralistic Therapeutic Deism

Posted January 1st, 2018

Why Is God Not Nice?

Catholic theologian Ulrich Lehner demolishes Moralistic Therapeutic Deism

Posted December 11th, 2017

Is God Mean?

No, but he’s not ‘nice’ either. But he’s good.

Posted October 26th, 2017

Chariots Of Fire Vs. Minivans Of Apathy

Sunday sports are becoming more important to American Christians than Sunday worship

Posted October 23rd, 2017

Moralistic Therapeutic Hannityism

Fox News superstar announces theology that would make himself his own pope

Posted October 22nd, 2017

The Sex Lives Of Pre-Post-Christians

The connection between losing your sexual scruples and losing your religion

Posted September 19th, 2017

A House Built On Sand MTD

Why churches should not be surprised when young adults’ theology collapses under stress

Posted September 9th, 2017

Hope Amid The Ruins

Bruce Frohnen’s review of The Benedict Option

Posted June 5th, 2017

Rusty Reno & The Benedict Option

First Things editor thinks my vision is too pessimistic

Posted April 13th, 2017