Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “suffering”

Christmas In The Cracked Temple

The terrible saving mysteries of the Nativity

Posted December 23rd, 2018

The Life-Saving Virtue Of Patience

The therapeutic society won’t survive. A society that knows how to suffer well might

Posted May 31st, 2016

#AllLivesMatter After All

Why ‘Judge not, lest ye be judged’ is actually a wise maxim

Posted December 29th, 2015

This Mortal Coil

On the mysterious gift of suffering

Posted August 26th, 2015

Lost in Transition

Why are so many middle-aged men trapped in a dark wood?

Posted March 9th, 2015

‘There Is No Justice’

Alexander Solzhenitsyn speaks to a suffering California teenager

Posted January 23rd, 2015

Thanksgiving For Sickness Before Death

The literary critic D.G. Myers has incurable — therefore terminal — cancer. …

Posted June 18th, 2014

When Faith Means Something

  I stood in front of that cross last night at vespers, …

Posted October 31st, 2013

On Not Staring Too Long Into The Abyss

Father Dwight Longenecker generously reviews The Little Way Of Ruthie Leming in …

Posted October 28th, 2013

The Gods

Just a short observation tonight. This evening I’ve heard from two friends …

Posted September 17th, 2013

Is God A Jerk?

From a four-star (not five) review of The Little Way Of …

Posted April 24th, 2013

Ruthie Leming: How To Redeem Suffering

From my Dallas Morning News essay — behind the paywall, alas — …

Posted April 16th, 2013