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.

Refusing An American Childhood

Mom says leaving US to raise boys was the best parenting decision she and her husband ever made

How Then Should We Live Today?

The Benedict Option as a version of Francis Schaeffer’s influential 1976 book — but for a post-Christian world

Philando Castile Aftermath

Is there a cultural connection between America’s endless wars and the Castile verdict?

About Venice

The unbought grace of life in an impossible city

View From Your Table

Venice, Italy; Munich, Germany; Lake Lauerz, Switzerland, and Huanchacho, Peru

Alas, All Societies Have Closets

On LGBTs, orthodox Christians, and the practical impossibility of mutual social tolerance

Benedictine Hospitality In Germany

Capping off a lovely three-day visit with Ben Op Christians in Munich

Tim Farron: Christian Canary In The Coalmine

Secular fundamentalists drive believer out of liberal politics

Note From A Bisexual

Slightly bisexual by nature, man says he would have acted on it if nurtured

Views From Your Table

Munich, Germany

View From Your Table

Munich, Germany

Tradition And Traditions

Modernity and tradition in Russia, Europe, and the United States

Deeper Into Afghanistan Mire

Remember when Trump was the candidate who did not favor such things?

View From Your Table

Trento, Italy

View From Your Russian

Trento conference ends with grappa

A Death In Berlin

In the prime of a young man’s life, tragedy

Out In Trento

Gallivanting around a beautiful small city in the Italian Alps

‘Born That Way’? Really?

If homosexuality and transgenderism are hardwired, why the sharp rise in LGBT numbers?

View From Your Table

Mount Athos, Greece

Next Year In The New Jerusalem

GOP victories will redeem Washington: the false Religious Right promise that will never die

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