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.

Islam Through Western Liberal Eyes

Reader: ‘We should not pretend Islam is what its naive defenders want it to be’

America’s Culture War On Russia

Western individualism is deeply incompatible with Orthodox Christian traditions

Peter Augustine Lawler, RIP

I received the news this morning that my friend Peter Augustine Lawler …

Once Again, Islamic Terror

Is there anything useful left to say? Or does it leave us speechless?

Monty Python, Enemies Of The People

First the identity politicians came for the LibDems…

‘There Is No Plan B’

Sooner or later, US Christians are going to have to think hard about the Benedict Option

Trump In Arabia

Having ‘grown in office,’ the president drank a toast to Manor Farm the US-Saudi relationship

View From Your Table

Mexico, California, Portugal

God & The Violin

A story about beauty, told by monks in an Austrian monastery

‘A Real Nut Job’

Trump tells Russians he fired ‘crazy’ Comey to get the Russia heat off

Lou Reed, Hater?

Canadian puritanical progressives anathematize bisexual rock star’s greatest hit

‘Shut Your Mouth. Do Your Job’

Peggy Noonan slaps everybody’s face in the Trump circus

The Day They Took Old Dixie Down

In New Orleans, erasing history will do nothing to make the present day better

The Trump Line

At which point do the president’s backers quit blaming others for his troubles?

Rod Rosenstein’s Reputation

Deputy AG concedes that he cooperated in sham Trump story

Out Of The Rubble, Hope

The mission of Christians amid the rubble of Christian America

Twilight Of The Elites — And The Rest Of Us

America can bear neither its vices nor their cure

Portsmouth, Ohio

Unemployment, drugs, prostitution: the tattering of the social fabric in a working-class town

View From Your Table

Monte Mottarone, above Lake Maggiore, Italy

Is There A Cure For Trumpian Vice?

The unintended consequences of getting rid of a bad Caesar

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