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.

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

This Dangerous Moment

Should Trump stay or should he be forced out? Either path is fraught with enormous risk

Death In Venice

We are a depraved civilization that deserves judgment

Comey’s Memos & Obstruction Of Justice

Report: Fired FBI director kept meticulous memos of damning conversations with Trump

Head Not For The Hills, Brethren

Frederica Mathewes-Green on what Christians are not getting about the Benedict Option

Code Red For Christian Doctors

A move to force pro-life and religious traditional doctors out of the field

Christians Tempted By Trump Idolatry

If Trump falls, conservative Christians will be scapegoated — and will not be entirely innocent

The Paradox Of Tradition In The Modern World

Yes, it’s a bit absurd to defend tradition amid liquid modernity — but what else is there?

The Law Of Trump Truthiness

‘It didn’t happen, and I meant to do it anyway’

God’s Garage

A group of Christian men in Australia stumble creatively into something good

Moscow’s Man At 1600 Pennsylvania

Trump’s big mouth is a national security threat

The Internet Vs. Our Humanity

Jonathan Taplin’s prophetic warning about Facebook, Google, and Amazon

Stop Demonizing The White Working Class

Progressive author says the Left is harming itself and the country by being out of touch

‘Our Caligula Moment’

If Trump names his horse (or Jared) as FBI director, will Congressional Republicans abandon him then?

The Trouble With Trump

Even if he was justified in firing Comey, his handling of the fallout stands to destroy the GOP’s agenda

View From Your Balcony At La Scala

A father takes his daughters to the world’s most famous opera house

Lord, Have Murse

Saddleback Leather: They’ll fight over it while you’re alive

Gallup On Post-Christian America

If Christians don’t define themselves clearly against the world, the world will define their Christianity

Trump Attempts To Blackmail Comey. Really

This is now spiraling into a constitutional crisis — and it’s entirely of Trump’s making

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