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

The Cascina San Benedetto Vision

An encouraging letter from young Italian Catholics who are building the Benedict Option locally
Rod Dreher December 13, 2019

Why Boris Won — And How The GOP Might

'Trumpism Without Trump': Andrew Sullivan on the meaning of the Tory landslide
Rod Dreher December 13, 2019

Boris Crushes Corbyn In Landslide

Biggest Tory parliamentary majority in decades. Lessons for US?
Rod Dreher December 13, 2019

Church Without Community

Single Millennial Christian is desperate for thick community -- but can only find it with unbelievers at his job
Rod Dreher December 12, 2019

The Climate Crisis & The Benedict Option

Both the global warming emergency and Christianity's decline have things in common -- including survival strategies
Rod Dreher December 12, 2019

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