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.

Inferno, Cantos 2-4

How could Love have created Hell? Why are the virtuous pagans damned?

The Arab Barbarians

The collapse of a civilization, the death of hope, the responsibility of culture

Inferno, Canto 1

Dante begins his epic journey. What does this have to do with you?

Against the Legumes

A short update to my Against the Grains piece from a couple …

The Perversity of Diversity

In California’s state colleges, it’s diversity yes, pluralism no

Groundhog Day For America

It’s 2002 all over again

Mark Driscoll & the Pill of Murti-Bing

Why self-narcotized believers let the tyrannical megachurch pastor get away with it for so long

The Unknown Christians

On the invisibility of the Holy Land’s indigenous Christian population

No iPhone for You, Kid

The parenting secret shared by tech gurus

Paradiso, The Final Cantos

The pilgrim ends his journey by finding unity with the Love that moves the Sun and all the other Stars

After They Beheaded Saints, What Then?

‘There is no record of retribution’

St. Benedict in the Cold War

Whittaker Chambers reads the great Western saint

Roger Scruton’s Big Question for the Right

Conservatives should be asking themselves, ‘What have we got, and how do we keep it?’

New Urbanism of the Soul

Architect Philip Bess on faith, reason, and urban design

Writing And Fatigue

All, just a short note to apologize for the lack of activity …

Back To Iraq

And into Syria on the side of rebels who desecrated Christian holy sites

Rethinking the Cruz Fight

Mollie Hemingway: ‘Both sides have a point’

Marijuana & Mercy

Lessons from a young mother’s cancer death — and her activism

Ruthie Leming: Gone 3 Years

  It was three years ago today. From The Little Way Of …

Guilt-Free Abortions

Is abortion a tragic necessity? Nothing tragic about it, says stone-cold Texas woman

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