Rod Dreher on America’s post-Christian culture war [CORRECTED] – The Ezra Klein Show (Pocket Casts)

[A quick note about this episode – we have fixed an error that caused some listeners to hear overlapping audio in the first portion of the show. Thank you for your understanding, and we’re sorry for the issue]In 2017, Rod Dreher published The Benedict Option, a book arguing that America has grown so hostile to Orthodox Christian practice and morals that believers need to retreat into sealed communities to wait out the cultural storm. It’s a window into a mindset that is increasingly powerful in politics but befuddling to those who don’t share its premise: How have so many white Christians come to feel like America’s most persecuted class?Dreher writes about the monastics, but he lives the engaged life. He’s a senior editor at the American Conservative, where he writes a popular blog confronting American politics and culture from an Orthodox Christian perspective. I asked him on the show to try to see the world through his eyes and better understand some of the debates splitting the country.How can a count

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