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.

Moralistic Therapeutic Nihilism

The comic impotence of liberal Christianity

This Be The Verse, Y’all

A farewell poem for a jug-eared kid about to be launched onto the world

The Moral Collapse Of Middlebury College

A shocking secret recording shows faculty capitulating to militant wokesters

The Past Is Another Country

Notre Dame de Paris arose from the love and faith of a different people. We’ve lost their grace

View From Your Table

Cordoba, Spain and Cambridge, Massachusetts

Trump & Civilizational Plate Tectonics

Some thoughts on the Mueller Report, with something to offend everybody

‘Great Awokening’: A New Religious War

Bourgeois barbarians are sacking institutions of higher learning with fundamentalist fervor

Middlebury Is No Longer A College

Administration that could not protect Charles Murray from woke student mob cancels Ryszard Legutko talk

The Cathedral As Cube

Modernizing the design of Notre Dame de Paris would be a desecration

Cursing Cursive

The Resistance fights the return of old-fashioned handwriting skills

Congratulations Jason Kenney

He came to Walker Percy Weekend 2017. Now he’s been elected premier of Alberta. Coincidence? I think not!

China Destroyed Uighur Notre Dame

Beijing’s campaign of cultural genocide against Muslims

A Smokeless Cathedral Burn

The latest in institutional elites destroying cultural memory and civilizational heritage

Weimar Villanova

Left-wing professor to argue in favor of left-wing activists beating up dissidents

Hope In The Ruins

Notre Dame’s surviving rose window crowns a portal into mystery and redemption

Six Weeks Till Walker Percy Weekend 2019

And we have only 43 all-inclusive tickets left. When they’re gone, they’re gone

View From Your Table

Boston, Massachusetts

Notre Dame Fire: A Sign For Our Time

Destruction of the iconic cathedral is handwriting written on the wall in flaming strokes

Paris, My Heart

The cathedral of Notre Dame burns

Why Convert To Islam?

Lessons for Christians from a young Briton’s conversion

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