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.
An artist wants to know: What role do artists have in the Benedict Option?
A lawyer says Francis’s denial and avoidance will be devastating
A black man says: He may be guilty, but history shows that women do lie
Italian priests quietly withdraw from a town’s festival to protest progressivist sacrilege
Top conservative activist and Kavanaugh pal bids to destroy private citizen’s life for the cause
Rising Catholic anger — but the Pope and his team stay the self-destructive course
Alan Jacobs on why true reform starts with Benedict Option-style localism
Questions raised by Liz Bruenig’s devastating story about a high school rape victim
A young woman supports Kavanaugh, because she is a recovering alcoholic, and remembers what it was like to be a teenage drunk
Sandro Magister: ‘The most important religious book of the decade’ reveals the value of monasticism to moderns
A pilgrim’s progress on the winding road to heaven in Italy
Can we determine with finality whether or not he did it? And if he did, is it fair to hold a man responsible for something he did as a drunk teenager?
Abbot Michael John Zielinski says it’s necessary for our post-Christian world
Not the ‘Francis Effect’ the Vatican wants
Why not redirect your tithe to the Monks of Norcia, to help raise their new monastery?
La Nuova Bussola Quotidiana covers my Milan speech
I am coming to the end of this exhilarating, exhausting Italian book …
Top Francis adviser says McCarrick’s molestations were ‘private,’ and he’s been mistreated
Does this bishop misunderstand the Ben Op?← Older posts Newer posts →
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