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 two books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming and Crunchy Cons.

A Lame American Presidency

Only eight months in, Trump’s is a failed presidency. Can he recover?

Legitimizing Left-Wing Violence

Liberal journalists, clergy, and others are talking themselves into approving political violence

‘Be The Lighthouse’

An exhortation to action at the end of a world

The Permanent Crisis

The recklessness of politics in Weimar America

Buchanan’s Shameful Defense Of White Supremacy

Defying Constitution and the Christian faith, he asserts that all men are not created equal

Barcelona In Agony

Once again, radical Muslims commit mass murder with an automobile

Trump Is More In Touch Than You Think

Revealing post-Charlottesville poll paints different picture than media portray

Mysticism & The Benedict Option

It’s not an escape from the post-Christian world, but a strategy for enduring it

Bannon On Alt-Right: ‘Clowns’

Architect of president’s campaign strategy turns on his base

How ‘Diversity’ Is Tearing America Apart

Identity politics as a religion catechizing America into hatred of the Other

Antifa: The Other Evil Political Force

Yes, fight the far Right. But we can’t ignore the violent far Left

Mark Lilla Vs. Identity Politics

An interview with the author of The Once And Future Liberal

A Letter To The Congregation

A churchman reflects on The Benedict Option

Trump Presser Fallout

Seven things I’m pretty sure are true

Story Time With Progressives

Did you know that Dr. Seuss’s works are racist? Let this woke professor explain it to you

White-On-White Riots: A Theory

An Asian reader theorizes why progressive whites hate conservative ones so much

Mob Rule In Durham

A preview of an America without the rule of law

Christian Theology & Transgenderism

Andrew T. Walker’s must-read new book provides guidance for orthodox Christians

Not Liberal? You Must Be A White Identitarian

Five Thirty Eight’s absurdly broad definition of ‘white identity politics’ demonizes generic conservatism

A Father Reaches Out To His Lost Boy

Dad of young racist: ‘I pray my prodigal son will renounce his hateful beliefs and return home’

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