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.

At The Privilege Factories

The decadence of elite college life, and what it portends for the political future

‘Inspired To Be A Better Christian’

Disaster updates from Baton Rouge and Norcia

The Balkanization of Campus

As the education bubble edges towards bursting, progressive ideologues make things worse

Does Colin Kaepernick Hate America?

Random thoughts on the ’49ers quarterback and his National Anthem protest

No Hope In The Incoming Emperor

Whether we get Trump or Hillary, the anti-Christian trajectory of the Empire is fixed

What Matters To Media

Weiner’s weiner, or Miss Shirley’s flooded house?

An Orthodox Story Ends

Father Matthew and family leave St. John Orthodox Mission in Starhill

Amish On The Bayou

The Krewe of Samuel joins little platoons of helpers from all over America

The Crumminess of Pop Country

‘Is it me, or does it all sound the same?’ you might ask. No, it’s not you

No (Cis, Het) Men Need Apply

Liberalism is degenerating into one big nervous breakdown

A Mighty Fortress Is Their Faith

Their monastery damaged by the earthquake, the Benedictine monks of Norcia will carry on for a time in tents outside the town walls

How To Fight The Trans Cult

One father refused to give in to his daughter’s demands, and the school’s policies — and won

And Now, The Cajun Army

A volunteer flood relief militia for folks without boats

The Disaster in Denham Springs

And the power of the Cajun Navy

The Yahrzeit of Paw

Ray O. Dreher: November 14, 1934 – August 25, 2016

Hey Newton County, This Is America

You can’t be for freedom for yourselves to pray, but not for Muslims

Mucker’s Diary, Second Edition

The old man had been living in his wheelchair, in contaminated water, for eight days

Problems That The Other America Has

Breastfeeding Chestfeeding in Babylon, and the rottenness of our elites

School Helped Trans Cult Steal Her Daughter

Exasperated mother doesn’t know where to turn for help

Leviathan Vs. The Cajun Navy

Lawmaker wants to regulate the citizen boatmen who rushed into the floodwaters to save victims

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