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.

Error Has No Rights — And Owes $20K

If you say ‘Hebrew slaves’ around this snowflake, it’s going to cost you

The Ben Op In NYC

Are you a Gotham Ben Opper? Then come to our party

The Imaginative David Gelernter

Creative Yale computer scientist laments ‘the damned mess we’ve made of intellectual life’ in America

Recovery After The Great Amnesia

The Benedict Option as a strategy of cultural memory

Trump Is The GOP, And The GOP Is Trump

At CPAC, an eerie echo of Rudolf Hess’s Nuremberg rally remark about the Führer

Pope Francis: Mercy For Child Molesters

Clericalism and cheap grace in the Vatican

Mormons & The Benedict Option

Should LDS members embrace it? To some extent, they already do

The Vagina (Non-Vagina) Monologues

At Marquette, the absurdity of trying to have your vagina and your penis too

Bias, Bigotry & The Benedict Option

More reflections on pluralism, sexuality, and Christian fidelity in a rapidly changing culture

Our Hawkish ‘World War T’ Elites

On transgender bathroom access in schools, ruling class waging war on common sense

Trevor Phillips, PC Turncoat

A left-wing black Englishman has stopped mouthing progressive platitudes to fit in

Friendship & Encouragement

A reminder about the importance of real, not virtual, community

Beliefs Are Not Always Facts

Why do progressives so often simply not get religious conservatives? Some speculation

Top Jesuit: We Have To Rewrite Jesus

Second-most powerful Jesuit in the world says Jesus might not have meant what he said on marriage

Trump & Transgender

The Evangelical vs. Evangelical showdown in the administration is a sign of the times

Redeeming Eros

Archbishop Chaput on the real meaning of love and marriage

Is The Benedict Option Good For Gays?

No, says The Atlantic‘s Emma Green, who is therefore no fan of the Benedict Option

White Nationalism In Christian High School

Milo is no joke, warns Christian high school student

A Double Standard On Milo?

A reader’s thoughts about l’affaire Milo

Saith The Man-God: ‘Everything Is Permitted’

On the political meaning of Christianity

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