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.

Against ‘Fairness For All’

Ryan T. Anderson says that the proposed compromise between gay rights and religious liberty is a sellout

Chinese Underground Church Surrenders

Bishop shows ‘extreme obedience’ to Vatican by yielding to government-appointed prelate

Weekly Standard, RIP

The end of an era

Bye-Bye Boy Scouts

As Scouting possibly heads for bankruptcy, reflecting on how the BSA trashed its own brand

The Gracelessness Of Woke Evangelicals

Progressive Christians who weaponize other people’s confession and repentance

Where Have You Gone, Ann Landers?

Middle-school parenting in Weimar America

Houellebecq: ‘Trump, Mon Amour’

The bad boy French novelist says Trump is an ‘appalling clown,’ but the best president he’s ever seen

‘Fairness For All’: Smart Politics, Or A Sellout?

Why a senior conservative Evangelical strategist backs gay rights/religious liberty compromise

Cardinal Pell Convicted

But I’m not convinced (yet) that he is truly guilty of sex abuse

The Cost Of Trump’s Political Incompetence

The president’s ineptness is going to be a disaster for his biggest supporters

The Meaning Of The ‘One Anothers’

A Benedict Option hope story that didn’t turn out like she expected

The Stupidity Of ‘Inclusivity’

Bureaucratized Orwellianism on display at Bowdoin College

Slavery & Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Leading Evangelical institution takes unsparing examination of its history and conscience

Abuse Among Fundamentalist Baptists

Blockbuster report about systemic sex crimes in ultra-conservative Protestant churches

Anglican Transgender ‘Confirmation’

Dying British state church announces ritual to celebrate sex changes

Being In A Good Place

The effect on the body of ‘thin places’

Seeking A Low Countries Ben Op

A single mom in the Netherlands needs traditional Christian friends

The Roots Of Radicals’ Misery

Idealistic dissatisfaction with themselves and the world — and no way to overcome it

Trump’s Prayer Auxiliary

Charismatic Christians rally for the president at his luxury hotel

Seth Meyers Show: Pope Is ‘Homophobic’

On national TV, gay writer condemns Francis for encouraging hate

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