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.

The Missionary Approach to School

Should Christian parents send their children to non-religious schools to be ‘salt and light’?

Alms for a Priest’s Family

Fr. Matthew Baker, killed in car crash, leaves behind a wife and six children

Publishing While Others Perish

A professor at a small college does not like being lectured by an ‘academic one-percenter’

At Home in Dallas

A short visit reminds me how great this city’s people are

The Accessible Dante

The Divine Comedy is a lot more readable than you might think

The Chaos Inside Students’ Heads

The urgent need for classical Christian schools

Walker Percy Weekend 2015 Is Coming

Tickets on sale now for this year’s big event. Will you be there?

Wonkette Hearts Jesus

Is Ana Marie Cox a true Christian? How would you know?

To Lyon, With An Appetite

Hungry for culinary adventure in the gastronomie capital of France

The Doorway Into Dante

A school administrator says ‘How Dante Can Save Your Life’ is what his teachers need

Queering the GOP

Jeb Bush stands for the Republican Party’s pro-gay future

‘Traditional Marriage’ Disgusts NRO Writer

History keeps running over people standing athwart it yelling, ‘Stop!’

A Last Meal with Boris Nemtsov

‘Everybody understands everything in this country’ said Putin critic, whose murder today isn’t hard to explain

Killing Deconstructionists, Raising Culture

Making art that helps you float atop the Flood without drowning

Goodbye Mr. Spock

Leonard Nimoy, 1931-2015

The Cultural Ark

Reading the signs of the times

Dante Does Dallas

Free lecture on How Dante Can Save Your Life by me on Monday night

Among the ‘Violent Extremists’

What the Islamic State has accomplished today

The Prophetic Eric Moutsos

Resistance or conformity? In our star-spangled Babylon, we arrive at a moment for choosing

Sound as a Means of Healing

On the therapeutic uses of music

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