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.

On White People Acting White

Kevin D. Williamson, who grew up in the white underclass, refuses to be sentimental

A Traitor To Her Political Class

A liberal reader has good things to say about Hobby Lobby

Trump: America’s Gorbachev

He’s burning up American power, says African foreign minister

Gen. Kelly Opens Fire

Defending Donald Trump’s words to war widow Myeshia Johnson

A Disillusioned Liberal Writes

He’s fed up with the self-destruction of the Social Justice Warrior left

Face It, Parents: There Is No Peace

Take it from two Christians and an Orthodox Jew who are on the front lines of the culture war

Trump: Conservatism’s Reckoning With Nemesis

The hubris of the Right delivered us into the hands of the goddess of comeuppance

LSU Up A Lazy River

The student as consumer, or, what happens when university leadership becomes followership

Keeping Kids Safe From Sexual Predators

A veteran police detective offers parents advice from the sex crimes beat

Goodbye, German Bugs

New study finds staggering falloff in insect population there

More David Hart On Kosmos/Cosmos

You might have seen my post the other day about the theologian …

The Winnowing Of The Churches

Welcoming Church Clarity, a progressive Evangelical website that rates congregations on LGBT policies

Thinking With Alan Jacobs

How does morality and the will affect our ability to think clearly?

Ben Op On The Road

L.A., South Bend, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Houston

Make Stuffed Animals Great Again

Introducing Trumpy Bear™

No Religious Tests For Public Office, Remember?

US Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore shares anti-religious prejudice of Democrats Feinstein, Durbin, and Sanders

Camus Writes To A German Friend

The French existentialist takes the measure of a friend who became a Nazi

The Demise Of Bourgeois Christianity

Building Benedict Option sanctuaries on a dark mountain

Children’s Story Time In Weimar America

Drag queen reads to children at the Michelle Obama Public Library

Her Too

Sexual abuse victim: ‘I learned that I was chewed gum, a licked cupcake, a rotten apple’

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