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.

New York Times Denies Basic Scientific Fact

When liberal journalists fight the culture war, truth is the first casualty

Are We Declining? Are We Falling?

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t out to get you

Postcard From La France Périphérique

My weekend with the Journées Paysannes

Forming The French Resistance

Among the Catholics of Paris and la France profonde et périphérique

Tea And (Sexual) Sympathy At Baylor

Why sex is like drinking tea, they say

Last Ben Opportunity In Paris

Hey readers, last time to see me this go-round in Paris: Thursday, …

Birthday In Paris

Spending my 51st with my favorite person in my favorite city

Benedict Option ‘A Matter Of Global Import’

Veteran Vatican journalist says book is ground zero of battle between vision of Francis and Benedict XVI

Ben Op Goes To Czechia

And is still in France this week

More On UK Christians

Reader says LGBT lobby is smart, focused and well-funded; Christians weak and naive

A Traveling Mercy

So a very sick woman shows up at a British Airways gate…

Faith & Reason Vs. Mush

Archbishop Chaput (with John Paul II) takes on the emotivist ‘new paradigm’

No Sunday School, Please, We’re British

UK education nanny wants to monitor church lessons for hateful content

How Dante Saved His Life

Young Christian man at college, struggling with sexuality, discovers Dante


Chinese cops using facial recognition sunglasses in the streets


Message: ‘Affirm us, or we’ll rip your heart out’

Life In Post-Christian Britain

The difficulties of being a Christian midwife or a Christian schooteacher

No Sh*thole People, Please, We’re Rich Liberals

West Side Manhattanites freak out over homeless shelter coming to neighborhood

Voice Of Conscience = Voice Of God

Cardinal Cupich and the revolutionary progressivism of the Francis era

Christians, Take The Alt-Right Seriously

Matthew Rose explains why the alt-right is anti-Christian and morally wrong, but cannot be easily dismissed

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