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.

Notre Dame Ashamed of Columbus

But you can still watch hardcore porn on the Catholic university’s WiFi

Goodbye Ireland

Yellow Vests and Covington Catholic boys

The Catholic Bonfire At The Stake

Left weaponizes selected clips of viral video for Three-Minute Hate against MAGA schoolboys

A Yankee Franco & The Long Defeat

Lessons for America from Spain’s experience — and Gondor’s

St. Vicente & The Benedict Option

Why the physical manifestations of the faith in Europe gives European Christians an advantage

Karen Pence As Condensed Symbol

The deeper meaning of the cultural elite’s contempt for the Vice President’s wife teaching at a conservative Christian school

The Mindlessness Of Progressive Identity Politics


View From Your Table

Madrid, Spain

Harvard Craps On Eastern Christians

‘Star Wars’ icons exhibit

Spain Diary Notes

Church, politics, culture from my day in Andalucia

A Queer-Positive PCA Congregation

You thought the Presbyterian Church in America was the conservative alternative to the PCUSA? Not in St. Louis

Sevilla In One Day

A brief Ben Op stop in the capital of Andalucia

The Pain In Spain

Meetings in Madrid — and a letter from a reader in Navarra — make clear the stakes for the faith’s fight in post-Christian Spain

View From Your Table

Madrid, Spain

German Kindergarten Drop-Out

Why is homeschooling forbidden in Germany? First you have to understand early childhood education there

German Homeschoolers Lose

A perfect example of why Christians need the Benedict Option

The Wall And Ecology

The hidden cost of a US-Mexico border wall

The Martyrdom Of Peter Boghossian

P.C. university coming down hard on Grievances Studies whistleblower

Wuerl Lied

Despite his profession of ignorance, DC cardinal knew for years that McCarrick was an accused molester

Trump & GOP Are Wall Hypocrites

For two years, Republicans controlled Congress, and Trump had momentum. They did nothing on the wall. Why does it matter now?

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