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.

The Tuesday The Rabbi Saw Red

In its rush to the loony left, Reform Judaism leaves a left-wing rabbi behind

Enter Tyrant

Did Plato foresee the rise of Donald Trump?

The SexRev Tipping Point

What orthodox Christians (and other social conservatives) need to be thinking about

A Country’s Slow Suicide

Venezuela and the fruits of socialism

Orthodoxy Is Hard. Thank God

Thoughts after a week of the Christian equivalent of Navy SEAL training

No-Platforming Neofascists

What is the matter with California? Has the whole state gone Berserkeley?

Targeting Target

The ongoing insanity of gender-neutral bathroom policies

Let The Word Go Forth

Christ is risen! Truly he is risen!

Mr. Panos’ Pascha

A seasonal favorite … with lemon!

Of Babies And Barbarians

America’s war on its unborn

Conservatism After Trump

David Brooks predicts — and prescribes — a turn towards localism

NCAA Polices Political Morality

Is it too much to ask the college athletics governing organization to shut up and play ball?

Trump Bait — Again

The Donald’s most ardent opponents seem determined to vindicate his critique

Growing Up With Sensual Religion

How the way we worshiped as a child orients us aesthetically towards the world

Sex Ed In Kindergarten?

It’s coming. Experts say kids need it — and a startling number of American adults agree

Benedict Vs. Boethius

The choice facing the church today: withdraw, or work within the system?

Did Trump Kill Reaganism?

No. He was the first GOP presidential contender to notice that it was already dead

Norsemen Raiders Take Children

The nation’s child protective service runs amok

Annals Of Dirtbaggery

Hastert: ‘Sorry I molested your brother. Would you write me a letter of recommendation?’

The One Percent Democrats

How the party is becoming the political arm of the cultural elites

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