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.

Andrew Sullivan’s Farewell

To blog for a living is just as fun as you’d expect—but it takes a toll.

Total War Against Mormons

The LDS Church is about to learn that the terms of our common surrender will be brutal

Come Quickly, Thermidor

The threat the Loony Cultural Left poses to liberals — and to us all

Thinking, and the Big Divide

On learning to be and to see, despite the dragonish validity of modernity

Attention Dante Readers!

The Cook & Herzman course is on sale. Buy it, quick

The Happy Marriage of Duck & Dante

Fusing high culture and low culture in a single life can bear good fruit

The Left’s Crush on Islamism

Liberal Michael Walzer wants to know why progressives are more afraid of Islamophobia than radical Islam

Walker Percy Bleg 2015

Wanted: ideas and speakers for Walker Percy Weekend 2015

American Dream to American Nightmare

How a Maryland couple lost it all in the housing bust

Small is Delicious

When small business owners and craftsmen can outcompete the big guys

Crunchy Cons: Not Dead Yet

Nearly a decade old, the book and its ideas are still finding an audience

Juno Open Thread

Readers in the Northeast dealing with the blizzard, tell us what you’re seeing

How Stable is Saudi Arabia?

Germany cuts off arms sales to the Kingdom. Is this a sign?

Gay Bob & Christian Bob

A Rorschach test on tolerance and empathy

Francis: Pope of the End Times?

Why does Pope Francis keep telling people to read a novel about the Apocalypse?

‘American Sniper’: Everybody’s Iraq War Film

A view that American Sniper is the most truth-telling Iraq War film, and why

The Dry Apocalypse

Life imitates Houellebecq in a new online chat service for zombies of love

Worship Well or Die

Why worship matters more than many contemporary church leaders think it does

What Happened to the Smoking Chimps?

The decline of zoo-going since the 1970s

Good for You, Catholic Church

A catechetical bus trip — with a Nashville Dominican too

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