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Review 29 March 2007
A Touchstone of Eloquence and Wisdom
James E. Person, Jr.
Creed & Culture: A Touchstone Reader Edited with an introduction by James M. Kushiner. ISI Books (Wilmington, Delaware), xv + 239 pp., $15.00 paper, 2003.
Review 29 March 2007
On Not Thinking in Slogans
Robert Heineman
The American Cause by Russell Kirk. Edited with a new Introduction by Gleaves Whitney. ISI Books (Wilmington, Delaware), xxii, 169 pp., $13.00 paper, 2002.
Review 29 March 2007
Vile Bodies
John S. Reist, Jr.
USA Today: The Stunning Incoherence of American Civilization by Reid Buckley. P. E. N. Press (North Carolina), 442 pp. + index, $22.95 cloth, 2002.
Review 29 March 2007
The Philosopher Poet
Paul A. Cantor
Of Philosophers and Kings: Political Philosophy in Shakespeare’s Macbeth and King Lear by Leon Harold Craig. University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Canada), 406 pp., $29.95 paper, 2001.
Review 29 March 2007
Behold the Reign of Man!
Thomas F. Bertonneau
Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt: Toward a Secular Theocracy by Paul Gottfried. University of Missouri Press (Columbia and London) 158 pp., $34.95 cloth, 2002.
Essay 29 March 2007
A Conversation with Joseph Pearce
James E. Person, Jr.
Review 29 March 2007
Conservatives and the Environmental Question
Tobias Lanz
Hard Green: Saving the Environment from the Environmentalists; A Conservative Manifesto by Peter Huber. Basic Books (New York, New York), 224 pp., $15.00 paper, 1999. The Greening of Conservative America by John R. E. Bliese. Westview Press (Boulder, Colorado), 339 pp., $33.00 paper, 2001.
Editorial 29 March 2007
Editor’s Note: Awakening the Moral Imagination
Review 29 March 2007
The Halls of Unlearning
David J. Bobb
The Shadow University: The Betrayal of Liberty on America’s Campuses, by Alan Charles Kors and Harvey A. Silverglate. The Free Press (1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020), 415 pp., $27.50 cloth, 1998.
Review 29 March 2007
Practical Fantasy
Gilbert Meilaender
Tending the Heart of Virtue: How Classic Stories Awaken a Child’s Moral Imagination by Vigen Guroian. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. 198 pp., $22.00 cloth.
Review 29 March 2007
Practical Atheism
Michael P. Federici
The Way of the (Modern) World: Or, Why It’s Tempting to Live As If God Doesn’t Exist by Craig M. Gay. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (255 Jefferson Avenue, S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49503), 338 pp., 1998.
Review 27 March 2007
book cover Metaparody
Bruce S. Thornton
Postmodern Pooh by Frederick Crews, Farrar, Straus and Giroux (New York), 175pp, $22.00 cloth, 2001.
Essay 27 March 2007
Are Fish Good for the Brain?
James V. Schall, S. J.
On Essays and Letters
Review 27 March 2007
Stubborn Myths
Glenn W. Olsen
Those Terrible Middle Ages! Debunking the Myths, by Régine Pernoud, translated by Anne Englund Nash. Ignatius Press (San Francisco, California) 179 pp., $12.95 paper, 2001.

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The ... conservative is concerned, first of all, for the regeneration of spirit and character—with the perennial problem of the inner order of the soul, the restoration of the ethical understanding, and the religious sanction upon which any life worth living is founded. This is conservatism at its highest.

Russell Kirk

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