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 four books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Crunchy Cons, How Dante Can Save Your Life, and The Benedict Option.

Learning From ‘The Final Pagan Generation’

How do 21st century Christians keep it from happening to us?

The Meaning Of Amy Coney Barrett

She would be a bellwether about how religious conservatives will be treated in post-Christian America

Lake Wobegon’s Ghost Churches

A melancholy farewell to little churches on the prairie

Aged Perv Protected By Church

Same song, seven hundred and seventy-seventh verse — this time, in New Orleans

UK Doctor Sacked For Blasphemy

He insists that genetics determine gender. Off with his (professional) head!

Barrett Or Kavanaugh?

Or maybe Kethlidge. President Trump makes his SCOTUS decision

Identity Politics Totalitarianism

The latest in the denial of basic biological truth and artistic freedom

View From Your Table

Ewelme, Oxfordshire, England

Roe v. Wade Hot Mess Movie

Turns out that persecuted low-budget pic probably deserves it.

Good News From Norcia

A new foundation arises from the rubble of the old

The Impotence Of Natural Law Arguments

Or, why individualism is the universal solvent of doctrine and rationality

Queering The Catholic Church

LGBT advocates within the Church have the wind at their backs

The Ideological Blindness Of The Old

John Lanchester: Economics changed in ways that people 50 and older dangerously fail to intuit

Voxsplaining Rural America

‘What’s the matter with rural white people? Don’t they deserve what they get?’

Letter From A Frustrated Parish Priest

Cleric: If we speak out against corruption, the bishop will ruin our lives

The Woke White Middle Class At Prayer

Episcopalians to consider revoking God the Father’s masculine credentials

Cardinal Harvey Weinstein

Understanding why Hollywood kept the movie mogul’s secrets sheds light on why Catholics keep gay priests’ secrets

Blacklisting A Pro-Life Movie

Producers of Roe v. Wade running into ideological production obstacles, even in conservative Louisiana

Hungary 1, BBC 0

Country’s foreign minister gives insolent BBC interviewer hell


Hey, I took down the Bourdain post because it was being widely …

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