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Volume 44, Number 1 (Fall 2005)

Contents

Editor’s Note: Change and Continuity

Publisher 30 January 2006
Welcome and Farewells
by Jeffrey O. Nelson
Publisher’s Note

Review

31 January 2006
Sowing the Seeds of Liberty
a review by James E. Person, Jr.
Educating for Liberty: The First Half-Century of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute by Lee Edwards. Regnery Publishing (Washington, D.C.), viii + 343 pp., $27.95 cloth, 2003.

Review

31 January 2006
America’s Protestant Roots in History and Theory
a review by Jason Ross
Protestantism and the American Founding edited by Michael Zuckert and Thomas Engeman. Notre Dame Press (Notre Dame, Indiana) 296 pp., paper, 2004.

Review

31 January 2006
Spilt Religion: Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials
a review by Craig Bernthal
His Dark Materials (complete trilogy) by Philip Pullman. Alfred A. Knopf (New York City, New York), cloth, 2000.

Review

31 January 2006
A Musical Century Revisited: The Neo-Romantic Aesthetic from Bloch to Flagello
a review by Thomas F. Bertonneau
Voices in the Wilderness: Six American Neo-Romantic Composers by Walter Simmons. Scarecrow Press (Lanham, Maryland), 419 pp., $60.00 cloth, 2004.

Review

31 January 2006
A Call to Contemplatives
a review by Cicero Bruce
The Church and the Land by Fr. Vincent McNabb.IHS Press (Norfolk, Virginia), 195 pp., $14.95 paper, 2003.

Review

31 January 2006
From Welch To Rand: Getting It, Buckley-Style
a review by John C. Chalberg
Getting It Right by William F. Buckley, Jr. Regnery Publishing, (Washington, D.C.) 311 pp., $24.95 cloth, 2003.

Review

31 January 2006
A Baptist Perspective on Tolkien’s Catholic Evangelism
a review by Robert C. Koons
The Gospel According to Tolkien by Ralph C. Wood Westminster/John Knox Press (Louisville, Kentucky), 169 pp., $14.95 paper, 2003.

Review

31 January 2006
John Jay: Man of Order, Justice, Freedom
a review by John M. Pafford
John Jay: Founding Father by Walter Stahr. Hambledon & London (London) 482 pp., $29.95 cloth, 2005.

Review

31 January 2006
Taking to Tolkien
a review by Joseph Pearce
A Hidden Presence: The Catholic Imagination of J. R. R. Tolkien Edited by Ian Boyd, C.S.B and Stratford Caldecott. The Chesterton Press (Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey) 185 pp., $5.95 paper, 2003.

Review

31 January 2006
Making Good Republicans
a review by Stephen B. Presser
The American Republic: Primary Sources edited by Bruce Frohnen. The Liberty Fund, Inc. (Indianapolis, Indiana), 752 pp., $25.00 cloth, $12.00 paper, 2002.

Essay

31 January 2006
The Bach Moment
by James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters

Essay

31 January 2006
The Challenges of Rebuilding Russia: Forming New Russian Conservatism
by Vladimir Zolotykh
Notes from Abroad
Editorial 18 February 2007
Change and Continuity
by Gerald J. Russello

A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors.

Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France

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