Author Archives: Rod Dreher

About Rod Dreher

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and he has appeared on NPR, ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. He lives in St. Francisville, Louisiana, with his wife Julie and their three children. He has also written two books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming and Crunchy Cons.

Trump Selling Out Religious Conservatives?

Sorry, Little Sisters of the Poor, it looks like he’s going to defend Obama contraceptive mandate

The (Marilyn) Monroe Doctrine

Muslim professor rips into religious dilettante Reza Aslan, equating him with flibbertigibbety starlet

There Will Be No Religious Left

Among Millennials, those who identify as liberal are leaving religion

J.D. Vance & Your Working Boy At UNO

Here’s the video of the ‘Faith, Hillbillies, & American Politics’ event

‘Science!’ Said The Idiots

Praising filthy rap routine, Bill Nye outs self as a dirty old man

Lost Causes And Stand-Taking Down South

The New Yorker profiles me and the story of my family

Jew, Jewish, What’s The Difference?

It’s there, says Mark Oppenheimer, and it’s meaningful

In France, The Center Holds … Mostly

Macron and Le Pen head to Round Two, with the centrist far ahead of the rightist

Quarantana, Widow Of Carnevale

Holy Week in Italy’s far south

The Chelsea Class’s Vie En Rose

What the vanities of the Democrats’ dauphine have to do with France and the crisis of globalization afflicting the West

View From Your Table

Bayeux, France

Middlebury’s Obscene Cowardice

Poli sci chair apologizes for his role in upsetting the radical mob that injured one of his own professors

Generation O’Reilly

If a conservative media sequoia falls in the woods and no one in the younger demographic group hears it, did it happen?

The Grave Crisis Facing France

Can Islam coexist with France? If not, then what?

On Understanding The Benedict Option

Two thoughtful reviews that deal honestly with the book

Forsaking The Family, Surrendering Civilization

Most young adult Americans see marriage and family as incidental to adulthood. As goes the family, so goes civilization

Ithaca And All Our Odysseys

Daniel Mendelsohn journeys with his elderly father through Homer’s Odyssey

O’Reilly Ousted By Murdochs

An inglorious end to a remarkable TV run

Fundamentalist Embarrasses Self

‘Witchcraft!’ squeals Pulpit & Pen writer after visit to Orthodox Christian liturgy

On Thinking Counter-Revolutionary Thoughts

The Benedict Option as a response to the SexRev’s ‘Terror’

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