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.

A Hard Future For Traditional Christianity

The landmark Irish referendum is one more sign of darkening times

U2’s Moral Stain

Three of the socially-conscious Irish band’s members are Christian — and for expanding abortion rights

Conservative Free Speech Hypocrisy

‘Bake the cake, bigot’ is un-American. So is, ‘Stand for the anthem, Negro’

How Will They End ‘The Americans’?

Next Wednesday will be the series finale of The Americans, the great …

1,475 Disappeared Children

Feds lost migrant children in their custody — and released some to human traffickers

James C. New Orleans Food Bleg

New Orleans readers (and readers who love the city): our View From …

The Southern Baptist #MeToo Reckoning

Advice from someone battered by church scandal

Christian Ghost Factories & Zombie Mills

‘Mediating institutions’ are necessary but not sufficient

Of Christian Conservative Squishes

A non-believer critiques the complacency of rightish Jesus folk

Silicon Valley & America’s Brazilification

Yes, rich tech liberals are hypocrites — but that doesn’t let the rest of us off the hook

View From Your Table

Ancora Pizza on Freret Street in New Orleans

Al Mohler, Taking Command Of Church In Crisis

Seminary president preaches prophetic sermon to fellow Southern Baptists

The Pope’s ‘Quiet Revolution’

Linker: He’s changing doctrine informally

Paige Patterson’s Feast

A woman claims prominent Southern Baptist leader told her to be quiet about her rape. Another Southern Baptist pastor mocks her publicly

View From Your Table

Cancale, Brittany, France

Orthodoxy & Psychedelics

What would the Church Fathers say about using these drugs for spiritual enlightenment?

Starbucks’s Stupid Policy

Being woke is a good way to become broke

A Christian Approach To Psychedelics

Why hallucinogens can teach us more about mysticism and spirituality than we think

Exhausted By Political Takes

Must everything in intellectual life be political? Who wants to live that way?

‘Show Dogs’ — Grooming Kids?

Claim: Pervy children’s movie says success depends on letting strangers touch your privates

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