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.

Polygamy: The Next Frontier

The Law Of Merited Possibility covers plural marriage too

Benedict’s Ark

Fighting the soft apostasy of assimilation

‘The Religious Right Must Lose’

Barronnelle Stutzman and the cost of discipleship

The Benedict Option In Clear Creek

The Wall Street Journal goes to rural Oklahoma in search of Christian community

Conservatism Does Not Equal Anti-Liberalism

Preserving the Western tradition through the Age of Trump and his enemies

Crushing Barronelle So #LoveWins™

Court helps spiteful gay couple destroy gentle Baptist granny’s livelihood

Narcissus In The White House Press Room

The most powerful man in the world cannot stop thinking about his reflection in the media mirror

Lent & The Greatest Love Of All

Narcissistic Christians turning Lent into yet another opportunity to Celebrate Diversity™

The Last Evangelical Citadel

Faith in the Bible alone is not enough to defend Christianity today, says Evangelical leader

Spies Spying On White House?

That prospect, and the do-nothing GOP Congress, reveal extraordinary institutional weakness

Globalization, Mechanization, & Political Stability

Economic stresses and changes are tearing apart the social fabric

Catholics, Orthodox, & Ben Op, Part 2

A seminarian writes to ask, ‘What should we do for the Benedict Option?’

This Old Man

Today I turned 50

Neither Benedict, Nor Bonhoeffer … But Who?

Do we await a new — and quite different — Gerald Ford?

Trump Continues Obama LGBT Foreign Policy

Does the president really want to continue funding America’s culture-war mercenaries abroad?

Chris Arnade In Youngstown, Ohio

A former Wall Street trader goes to Trump’s America

‘Please Forge Manacles For My Mind’

‘Sensitivity readers’: when progressive fiction writers invite censorship

Catholics, Orthodox, & The Benedict Option

Do the ancient churches have what it takes to make it through what’s coming?

Trump Outrage Fatigue

The president is wearing us down with silly dramas and incompetence

Evangelicalism & The Ben Op, Part IV

Further good reflections on whether or not Evangelicalism has what it takes to make it through what’s to come

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