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Review 9 September 2007
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Essay 9 September 2007
Renee Radell—She Paints Confusion in Search of Order
Russell Kirk
The following article appeared in the Sunday News Magazine (Detroit, Michigan) on February 24, 1974.
Review 9 September 2007
Latin America’s Five Deadly Sins
Michael J. Ard
Liberty for Latin America: How to Undo Five Hundred Years of State Oppression by Alvaro Vargas Llosa. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux (New York) 276 pp., $25.00, 2005.
Review 9 September 2007
On Pilgrims and Park Rangers
Kevin J. Doyle
The Right to Be Wrong: Ending the Culture War Over Religion in America by Kevin Seamus Hasson. Encounter Books (New York), 220 pp., $25.95 cloth, 2005.
Review 9 September 2007
Seeking God in Strange Places
Eric Gans
The Truth is Out There: Christian Faith and the Classics of TV Science Fiction by Thomas Bertonneau and Kim Paffenroth. Brazos Press (Grand Rapids, Mich.), 272 pp., $18.99 paper, 2006.
Review 9 September 2007
The Void in Daniel Bell’s Soul
G. Tracy Mehan, III
A Retrospective Review of The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism, Thirty Years Later
Review 9 September 2007
Who Gets it Right? Liberals or Originalists?
Stephen B. Presser
The Myth of Judicial Activism: Making Sense of Supreme Court Decisions by Kermit Roosevelt III. Yale University Press (New Haven and London), 272 pp., $30.00 cloth, 2006.
Review 9 September 2007
On Living in the Present
Steven D. Ealy
Michael Oakeshott on Religion, Aesthetics, and Politics by Elizabeth Campbell Corey. University of Missouri Press (Columbia, Missouri) xi + 253 pp., $39.95, cloth, 2006.
Review 8 September 2007
Faith and Reason, Reconsidered
Adam A. J. DeVille
Christianity and the Soul of the University: Faith as a Foundation for Intellectual Community edited by Douglas Henry and Michael Beaty. Baker Academic (Grand Rapids, Michigan) 192 pp., $24.99 paper, 2006.
Review 8 September 2007
Ideologues at the Podium
W. Wesley McDonald
The Professors: The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America by David Horowitz. Regnery Publishing, Inc (Washington, D.C.) 448 pp., $27.95 cloth, 2006.
Review 8 September 2007
A Storm-Tossed Nation
David Campion
Pakistan: Eye of the Storm by Owen Bennett Jones. Yale University Press (New Haven, Connecticut), xxx + 328 pp., second edition, $17.00/£10.99 paper, 2003.
Review 8 September 2007
Prudential Conservatism?
James Seaton
The Making of the American Conservative Mind: National Review and its Times by Jeffrey Hart. ISI Books (Wilmington, Delaware), 410 pp., $28.00 cloth, 2006.
Review 8 September 2007
Philip Rieff, Modern Prophet
James G. Poulos
The Triumph of the Therapeutic by Philip Rieff. ISI Books (Wilmington, Delaware) 325 pp., $18.00 paper, 2006.
Editorial 8 September 2007
Editor’s Note: The Wolfe Who Cried Kirk

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The moral imagination is the principal possession that man does not share with the beasts. It is man’s power to perceive ethical truth, abiding law, in the seeming chaos of many events. Without the moral imagination, man would live merely day to day, or rather moment to moment, as dogs do. It is the strange faculty—inexplicable if men are assumed to have an animal nature only—of discerning greatness, justice, and order, beyond the bars of appetite and self-interest.

Russell Kirk, Enemies of the Permanent Things, 1969


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