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.

Woke Teachers Who Hate Literature

A view from the front lines of a public charter school

Devils Of Manhattan

I visited two friends in Manhattan. We weren’t the only ones in the room

All Hail The Morning Light

Robbie Robertson and friends around the world play ‘The Weight’

Trashing Unwoke Books

An English teacher celebrates filling bins with oldthink tomes

Murti-Bing Conservatism

Analyzing the French-Ahmari debate through Czeslaw Milosz’s concept

A Checklist Of Hate

Therapeutic totalitarianism in an Oregon public agency’s workplace propaganda poster

Woke Doctors

Your future physician will also be a Social Justice Warrior

View From Your Table

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

That Helpful Kavanaugh Reminder

If you’ve forgotten how far liberals will go to smear conservatives, The New York Times is here to help

View From Your Table

Two from France: Reims and Paris

The Exorcist As Family Allegory

William Peter Blatty’s blockbuster early ’70s novel is really about the chaos and torment of family breakdown

Brexit For Americans

The US media haven’t explained adequately why Brexit passed in the first place. This is not unusual

The Annoying Part Of The First Amendment

Religious liberty is not important to defend, according to a First Amendment charity

The Progressive Dystopia Of NYC Schools

Liberal journalist wanted to be civic-minded with his kids’ education. That did not go well

Adventures In Christian Grift

What’s going on with both Jerry Falwell Jr. and Bishop Michael Bransfield?

Penguins For Penguins’ Sake

The Gentoo chick is a condensed symbol of the sexual radicalization of children

Pope Francis Says The S-Word

Pontiff tells reporters he’s not afraid of schism

The Flag & The Forgetting

9/11 and the fabric of America

Vienna Postcard

Half a day sightseeing and eating in the Austrian capital

Caldwell Explains Orban

How to make sense of the Hungarian leader

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