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.
Yes, the agony of defeat — but the profound beauty of life, too
The problems and blessings of particularity
Pleasure and polyamory as the ripest fruit of American liberty
In which I pick a contrada to back at the Palio
Page 3 of today’s edition of Il Foglio, a national Italian daily. …
That time the Sienese saint failed her contrada
Should Christians fight? Retreat? Brooks suggests a third way
Are Russia and the West stumbling towards Armageddon?
It’s the Kentucky Derby by way of Mardi Gras
Why the ‘God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life’ ideology is false
The Benedict Option and recovering a monastic spirit
And shaking the European Union to the foundations
Positive conceptions of the Benedict Option
What Solzhenitsyn has to teach traditional conservatives post-Obergefell
Christians have lost the culture. Will they lose the church too?
Gays gain it as straights throw off its traditional constraints
Want to defeat Islamic terrorism? Hit ’em with homosexuality, advises actual Georgetown professor
A closeted Christian law professor’s advice to the orthodox faithful
What Obergefell means for orthodox Christians← Older posts
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