Category Archives: Christianity

Dreher: God vs. Identity Politics

In “God Vs. Identity Politics”, Rod Dreher embarks on another long-winded dance with the ‘Devil’ that is identity politics. (Over at Counter-Currents, I previously wrote about Dreher’s growing internal struggle with the increasingly obvious tenets of race-realism and identity-politics-for-white-people in … Continue reading

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The Red Pilling of Rod Dreher – Redux

My first post for Counter-Currents is “The Red Pilling of Rod Dreher”, a reworking of a post I did earlier this week.

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Darren Aronofsky’s “Mother!”

From Kyle Smith’s NR review of Darren Aronofsky’s new film Mother!: Ordinarily when a filmmaker goes trampling all over your senses with an eye toward maximizing disgust, it’s for the purpose of producing some cheap scares. In Mother, though, the aim … Continue reading

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Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World (2017)

Rebelling against the power and corruption of The Vatican, Martin Luther exploited the social media of the era (the Guttenberg printing press), using sometimes crude and bombastic language to repudiate the base assumptions of the elite power structure of his … Continue reading

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The Alt-Right & “Alt-Christianity”

In Time, Brian McClaren pens a Dreher-like warning (“The ‘Alt-Right’ Has Created Alt-Christianity”): In a December 2016 conversation, journalist Graeme Wood, a former high school classmate of [Richard] Spencer’s, was surprised when Spencer started talking to him about religion, not defending … Continue reading

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Rod Dreher’s Monastic Vision

In The New Yorker, Joshua Rothman has a profile of “Rod Dreher’s Monastic Vision”. It’s a fairly empathetic take on Dreher, although Rothman does go off an overly-lengthy “Why are Dreher-types still opposed to gay marriage” rant. As I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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Reno: Return of the Strong Gods

Writing in First Things, R. R. Reno has a beautifully written piece titled “Return of the Strong Gods”. Reno puts forth a basic ‘Death of the West’ case, albeit one that has unfolded (especially after 1945) as a growing sense … Continue reading

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The New Normal – Pt. 52,915

With everything else going on, we had a few more instances of the so-called ‘New Normal’. In Sweden: STOCKHOLM –  The Stockholm truck attack suspect from Uzbekistan was a rejected asylum-seeker who eluded authorities’ attempts to deport him by giving … Continue reading

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French Catholics’ Political Awakening

Philip Jenkins reports on an interesting turn in France: Something quite un­expected is happening in France: in what has long been regarded as one of the world’s most secular societies, Catholics are now re­emerging as a potent force in public … Continue reading

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Mexican Archdiocese: Those Who Work on Trump’s Wall are “Immoral”

In case you needed one, here is reason #2,193 that Christianity ultimately undermines white identity: In a powerfully worded editorial, the Catholic archdiocese of Mexico City has condemned all companies and individuals who would work on Donald Trump’s border wall, … Continue reading

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