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 Mideast War of All Against All

Sorry, but I was busy Friday morning with my dad’s doctor appointment, …

The Physiological Echoes of Trauma

Bessel van der Kolk and what the body remembers

The Great Book That Saved Your Life

Bibliotherapy that made a vital difference: a reader survey

‘Where I Might Be Wrong on Gay Marriage’

The Federalist hosts a symposium from writers on both sides of the issue

The Crazy Old Lady Who Lived in the Desert

A powerful ascetic saint offers another reason why I think it’s great to keep Christianity weird

The Most Beautiful Book in the World

A biased view from a very grateful author

Why People Are Afraid of Dante?

An interview with Dante scholar Prue Shaw

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Is campus ‘trigger warning’ culture a feature of Anglo-American academia? Or global?

Come to TAC’s Dallas Party

How Dante can give you a good time in Dallas on April 30

View From Your Table

Starhill, Louisiana

The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to P.C. Babymaking

How do ‘cosmopolitan’ women tell right from wrong? Ideology is more important than truth, consistency

St. Julian the Apostate

Lessons from the failed life of the Last Roman Pagan

Who Are the Enemies of Religious Liberty?

Deep-pocketed elite foundations giving money to undermine First Amendment freedoms

First You Change the Language…

Today, we have to fight to be able to see and to name reality

View From Your Table

Sulmona, Italy

Kara Tippetts’ Gift to her Family

This is what the peace that passes all understanding looks like

There Was No Rape at UVA

Strong evidence that ‘Jackie’ made the whole thing up. Who pays now?

Dante: Seeing, Loving, Believing

How certain truths only disclose themselves to those who first love, and trust

A Prosecutor Repents

Thirty years ago, he sent an innocent man to death row. Now he confesses his guilt

Why America Deserves What It Gets

Special Snowflakes as a sign of decline and fall. Paul Fussell, come back to us!

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