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.

SEC Football Is Back

And Alabama Crimson Tide fans are No. 1—so to speak.

Race, Culture, Rotherham

How do we keep ourselves from seeing what we don’t want to see?

Scott Rogers’ Double Life

The sick, secret world of a cheerful TV host.

What Would Flannery Do?

Of Hillbilly Thomists, Dr. Fishwife, stiffened giblets, and not wasting your life on trash.

Paradiso, Canto XXIX

Dante arrives at heaven’s gate, where time and desire are no more.

When Porn Comes To Your Kid’s Smart Phone

The price of having the Internet in your family home is eternal vigilance.

‘The Joy Of The Martyrs’

Yes, the world hates you. Relax. There’s freedom in disrespectability.

A Response From Vandy’s Misfit Christian

Why creeds matter, despite what the university thinks.

I Still Don’t Know What Christianity Is For

… on Matthew Sitman’s account, I mean.

Rotherham, Political Correctness, & The Rape Of Common Sense

Police and politicians turned a blind eye to violent, sexist racism.

Paradiso, Canto XXVII

This canto turns from exaltation to some of the sternest and most lacerating language in the entire poem.

The Broken VA

An ongoing disgrace.

Children Raped, Thanks To Political Correctness

A jaw-droppingly evil story from the UK.

‘Christian Derangement Syndrome’ & Other Combox Perils

Online commenters misrepresenting your position can be more frustrating than outright trolls.

She Was The Wrong Kind Of Christian

Tish Harrison Warren thought she was the “right” kind of Evangelical, in …

Militarizing the Campus

Could you imagine Kent State happening today, with campus police forces increasingly getting military-grade equipment?

Back To School, Seventies-Style

Compare and contrast with back-to-school 2014.

Erick Erickson Sickened By The Snake Pit

Red State’s cofounder finds much conservative populism to increasingly conflict with his Christian faith.

Faithful Ginger

“Who is that dog at the back door?” I asked Julie this …

Ferguson: A View From County Kildare

If you read nothing else about Ferguson — and especially if you …

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