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.

A Death in the Church Family

Friends, we just received terrible news. One of our brothers from our …

The Ghost in Our Machine World

You can’t suppress the supernatural forever. It always comes back

The Catholic Party

What would St. Athanasius say about Pope Francis’s Church?

The Shocking Sharyl Attkisson Story

Government snooping of reporter is going to be big news, right? Right?

America: From Israel to Babylon

A new generation of Southern Baptists prepares itself for the long haul in post-Christian America

Our Friends the Free Syrian Army

What a US journalist learned about Syrian fighters from his captivity among them

The Book That Reads You

Dante’s Divine Comedy is a searchlight into the reader’s soul

Changing the Catholic Flag

Why Ross Douthat is right to worry about Pope Francis and reform

Has the GOP Given Up on America?

A disillusioned Republican operative and Christian conservative takes stock of the movement

Lessons from the Wendy Davis Disaster

It’s foolish to build a political campaign around social issues

The ‘Rage’ of Ross Douthat? Huh?

The hysterical anger of Andrew Sullivan is more like it

Death by Church Bureaucracy

A former pastor blames the clueless elites in many churches for decline

Frying Your Brain on Fake Pot

The danger from so-called ‘synthetic marijuana’ is real

London: Another Country, Not Your Own

Mass immigration, diversity ideology, and capitalism have turned London into a foreign city for many Britons

Has the Last Episcopalian Been Born?

On gris-gris charms and the decline of liberal Christianity

View From Your Table

Bacon, bourbon, cochon de lait on a cool south Louisiana night. And the LSU Tigers won!

On Resisting Pope Francis to his Face

Ross Douthat says orthodox Catholics need to prepare for the Galatians 2:11 option

Stuff White People at Prayer Like

The Episcopal Church of Connecticut, ever relevant to a changing world

The Travails of Travel

In which Your Incompetent Working Boy takes the long way home

Alvy Singer Liberals

They’re bigots, but bigots for the Left

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