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Volume 42, Number 4 (Winter 2003)

Contents

Editor’s Note: Correcting the Record

Editorial 27 March 2003
Correcting the Record
by Jeffrey O. Nelson
Review 27 March 2007
Stubborn Myths
a review by 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.
Essay 27 March 2007
Are Fish Good for the Brain?
by James V. Schall, S. J.
On Essays and Letters
Review 27 March 2007
book cover Metaparody
a review by Bruce S. Thornton
Postmodern Pooh by Frederick Crews, Farrar, Straus and Giroux (New York), 175pp, $22.00 cloth, 2001.

Also in this Issue

mapping history | 10

Dynamics of World History,
by Christopher Dawson
reviewed by Joseph T. Stuart

a discipline ablaze | 14

Bonfire of the Humanities: Rescuing the Classics in an Impoverished Age,
by Victor Davis Hanson, John Heath, and Bruce Thornton
reviewed by Robert M. Woods

Transatlantic Conflict: The Future or an Illusion? | 18

Stars and Strife: The Coming Conflicts Between the USA and the European Union,
by John Redwood
reviewed by William Anthony Hay

In Hoc Signo Vinces | 22

Triumph: The Power and the Glory of the Catholic Church—A 2,000-Year History,
by H.W. Crocker III
reviewed by David Bardallis

the path less traveled | 26

The Truth of Catholicism: Ten Controversies Explored,
by George Weigel
reviewed by Loredana Vuoto

dorothy day’s “love in reality” | 29

On Pilgrimage,
by Dorothy Day
reviewed by Michael Dauphinais

what they have to say about us | 33

The Rebuke of History: The Southern Agrarians and American Conservative Thought,
by Paul V. Murphy
reviewed by Mark Royden Winchell

The Character of State Politics | 41

John Engler: the Man, the Leader & the Legacy,
by Gleaves Whitney
reviewed by Bruce Frohnen

index | 46

Volumes 40–42

Reflections
The Newsletter of the Edmund Burke Society

Editorial: high and worthy notions | 49

Essay

England’s Gothic and Monkish Education in Burke’s Reflections | 52
by Bronwen Catherine McShea

Essay

The Merits of Monarchy | 59
by Leslie Blake

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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