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.

France, Friend Of Iraqi Christians

The nation that opposed the 2003 US attack against Iraq is now …

Christian Civilization’s Death Warrant

This is the telegram that the foreign minister of Austria-Hungary sent to …

An Anecdotal Case For Misanthropy

So yesterday Matthew and I walk into a Starbucks in Baton Rouge. …

You Can’t Escape Metaphysics

Alasdair MacIntyre, from a 1993 review of Iris Murdoch’s philosophical study Metaphysics …

To Hell With Ivy League Schools

So says former Yale professor William Deresiewicz, in a barn-burner of a …

That Time My Uncle Took Me To A Whorehouse

  During our big move, I was startled and delighted to come …

View From Your Table

The reader writes: Northwest berries — boysenberry, loganberry, marionberry — on the …

Old Home, New Home

  So, that was the view from my front porch on Friday. …

Against The Emerging Dhimmitude

First, let me ask your pardon for my absence since yesterday, and …

The Powerful Bigotry Of The Secular Left

Damon Linker goes after it. He says he used to be a …

Josh Barro Wins The Wall Street Journal A New Subscriber

Anti-LGBT attitudes are terrible for people in all sorts of communities. They …

View From Your Table

Dessert at dinner tonight. The eater of the dessert was the great …

It’s New Orleans, Baby

Overheard this conversation at a coffee shop on Magazine Street this morning: …

What Is ‘Traditional Christianity,’ Anyway?

@davidsess @roddreher @DouthatNYT Arg of next column: we’re living thru trad Xianity’s …

The Hills Are Alive

A friend put me on to a new, one-hour documentary called Desire …

Vietnam And The Father Of Lies

Did you know that we are coming up on the 50th anniversary …

Westminster As Chinatown

Don’t know if you’ve been following the burgeoning scandal in the UK, …

Broke Pastors, Broken Ministry Model

David Wheeler writes about middle-class pastors becoming a thing of the past …

Russia, As Seen From Silicon Valley

Here’s a provocative essay by Max Skibinsky, a Russian emigre who is …

View From Your Table In Paradiso

Sentimental me, I’m posting this through tears: Here’s something i would never …

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