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Volume 37, Number 4 (Winter 1997)

Contents

Best of the Bookman 13 January 2013
book cover Burke Endures
by Brian C. Anderson
The Enduring Edmund Burke, edited by Ian Crowe. Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 1997. 221pp., $25 cloth.
Best of the Bookman 5 May 2013
book cover Thank You, Gerhart Niemeyer
by Angelo M. Codevilla
This concise “Best of the Bookman” essay from 1997 honors the late Notre Dame professor Gerhart Niemeyer, student of Voegelin and authority on ideologies, and suggests some of his enduring legacies—including a very Platonic lesson—were those taught by example.
Best of the Bookman 23 February 2014
book cover ‘Love Divine’: Remembering Gerhart Niemeyer
by Robert Francis Smith

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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Allen Mendenhall on the maverick former judge Richard Posner.

Helen Andrews on Mugabe and Zimbabwe.

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