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.

Tavis Smiley Fights Back

Host suspended on sex harassment allegations says PBS is railroading him

Why Are We Hunting Warlocks?

Claire Berlinski on the moral panic targeting male sexuality

Hooray For The Hillbilly Thomists

Banjo-picking Dominican friars release an album of bluegrass gospel music

Joe Biden’s Humanity

Ex-veep who lost son to cancer consoles Meghan McCain

The GOP’s Morning After

Roy Moore defeat carries an important lesson for religious conservatives

Ben Op Anti-Christian Bigotry Claims False?

We must use ‘logic, facts, and research’ to debunk discrimination myth, says writer who admits to not reading all The Benedict Option

Identity Politics Ruin Everything

The snarling face of American politics twenty years hence

The Desperate Soviet Violinist

Why Communist chic is abhorrent

Loneliness In The Big City

How do you fight it? What about the geographical cure?

Ex-Facebook Big: ‘You Are Being Programmed’

Must-see: A social media builder warns that the technology is destroying society

An Anti-Communist For Roy Moore

He grew up in the Eastern bloc. He doesn’t care for Roy Moore — but would vote for him

Stop It With The Selfies. Really.

With enough images of your face, techies can make hardcore porn starring … you

And Now, Ryan Lizza

We don’t know what he is accused of doing, or who is accusing him, or even if it happened in the workplace — but the New Yorker fired him anyway

Swedish Jews Provoke Swedish Muslims By Existing

Remind me why the Visegrad nations are wrong to refuse Muslim immigration…

Why Is God Not Nice?

Catholic theologian Ulrich Lehner demolishes Moralistic Therapeutic Deism

Baking The Cake, Keeping The Peace

For the good of the country, leave the Colorado baker alone

Stand With Keaton Jones

An East Tennessee middle school boy is tormented by bullies — but finds he has friends everywhere

How To Become A Crazy Cat Lady

Dating advice for intersectional feminists

Trumpening Christmas

The president politicizes the birth of Christ

Daniel Shaver Was Murdered

A shocking case of police brutality — and the officer got off scot-free

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