Rod Dreher

Senior Editor

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 Baton Rouge, 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.

author archive

Living — Not Just Performing — The Faith

That time the worldly New York writer discovered that Christianity requires renunciation
Rod Dreher December 11, 2019

Queering Children’s Imaginations

From story time to Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, activists ruin childhood innocence
Rod Dreher December 11, 2019

Francis The Pocket-Picking Pope

Report: Pope quietly uses donations meant to serve the needy to pay Vatican bills -- and invest in dodgy projects
Rod Dreher December 11, 2019

Porn Is Demonic, Says Top Occultist

Archdruid John Michael Greer tells porn-obsessed man that he is fighting a spiritual battle
Rod Dreher December 11, 2019

An Ignatius Reilly Christmas

O Fortuna! You can buy a bust of the literary hero America needs right now
Rod Dreher December 10, 2019

Building The Benedict Option: A Query

Anglican reader wants to develop a Christian community on his land. But there's a big problem
Rod Dreher December 10, 2019

Postmodernism Destroyed His Church

Reader: When wokeness hit my conservative Evangelical church, it tore it apart
Rod Dreher December 10, 2019

Coach O & The Cajun People

An exile from French Louisiana realizes that Ed Orgeron is her very own
Rod Dreher December 10, 2019