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Essay 16 May 2007
Returning to the Real
James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Review 16 May 2007
Neocons Abroad
Tito Lucrezio Rizzo
Neocon Teocon. Il ruolo della religione nella vita pubblica statunitense [Neocon, Theocon. The role of religion in public life in the United States] by Flavio Felice. Rubbettino Editore, Soveria Mannelli (Italy), 168 pp., 2006.
Review 16 May 2007
The Garden as New Creation
Cathleen MacDougall
The Fragrance of God by Vigen Guroian. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 128 pp., $13.00 paper, 2006.
Review 16 May 2007
Shaping Memoir and History
Charles Jeanfreau
In Command of History: Churchill Fighting and Writing the Second World War by David Reynolds. Random House (New York City), 656 pp., $35.00 cloth, 2005.
Review 15 May 2007
The Irreconcilable Faces of French Conservatism
Thierry Giaccardi
Impossible Conservatism [Le Conservatisme impossible: Libéraux et réactionnaires en France depuis 1789] by François Huguenin. La Table Ronde (Paris), 395 pp., €21.50, 2006.
Review 15 May 2007
In the Name of God and of Profit
Tiziano Buzzacchera
Cattolicesimo, protestantesimo e capitalismo by Paolo Zanotto. Facco-Rubbettino (Italy), 286 pp., 2005.
Review 15 May 2007
The Rise of Books on the Fall
Matthew McGowan
The Fall of Rome and the End of Civilization by Bryan Ward-Perkins. Oxford University Press (Oxford, England) 239 pp., $28.00 cloth, 2005. The Fall of the Roman Empire. A New History of Rome and the Barbarians by Peter Heather. Oxford University Press (New York) 572 pp., $40.00 cloth, 2006. (First published in 2005 by Macmillan Press).
Review 15 May 2007
Human Person: Structure or Superstructure?
Flavio Felice
Politics and Economics. An Essay on the Genesis of Economic Development by Rocco Pezzimenti with an Afterword by Paolo Savona. Città Nuova (Rome), 230 pp., $18.00, 2006.
Review 15 May 2007
A Resurrection Apologetic
Peter L. Edman
Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense by N. T. Wright. Harper Collins (San Francisco) 240 pp., $29.50, cloth, 2006.
Review 15 May 2007
A Case for Insular History
William Anthony Hay
The Discovery of Islands by J. G. A. Pocock. Cambridge University Press (Cambridge), 358 pp., $75.00, 2006.
Review 15 May 2007
A Stubborn Ideology
William Gould
Separation of Church and State by Philip Hamburger. Harvard University Press (Cambridge), 528 pp., $59.95 cloth, 2002.
Review 14 May 2007
Protestantism and the Western Legal Tradition
Bruce Frohnen
Law and Revolution, II: The Impact of the Protestant Reformation on the Western Legal Tradition by Harold J. Berman. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (Cambridge), 522 pp., $55.00 cloth, 2003 (originally published in 1983); 544 pp., $22.95 paper, 2006.
Review 14 May 2007
Let Us Walk in the Light of the Lord
Robert C. Cheeks
Peace in the Promised Land: A Realist Scenario edited by Srdja Trifkovic. Rockford Institute (Rockford, Illinois) 368 pp., $29.95 paper, 2005.
Review 14 May 2007
Musharraf’s Tempest
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.

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