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Volume 44, Number 3 (Summer 2006)

Contents

Editor’s Note: Permanent Things Here and Abroad

Editorial 18 March 2007
Permanent Things Here and Abroad
by Gerald J. Russello
Review 20 March 2007
Faith-based Initiatives in Action
a review by James E. Person, Jr.
Street Saints: Renewing America’s Cities by Barbara J. Elliott (Templeton Foundation Press, 2004), 320 pages
Review 20 March 2007
Faith and the Marketplace
a review by Kevin P. Shields
Business and Religion: A Clash of Civilizations? edited by Nicholas Capaldi (M&M Scrivener Press, 2005), 442 pages
Review 20 March 2007
Historical Consciousness and Its Enemies
a review by Mark G. Malvasi
The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past, by John Lewis Gaddis (Oxford 2004) The Limits of History, by Constantin Fasolt (Chicago 2003)
Essay 20 March 2007
Old China
by James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Review 20 March 2007
Books in Little
a review by Gerald J. Russello
Review 20 March 2007
Liberalism and the Family Romance
a review by Thomas F. Bertonneau
John Stuart Mill, by Nicholas Capaldi (Cambridge 2004)
Review 20 March 2007
Reconstructing Rights
a review by Joseph S. Devaney
The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction by Akhil Reed Amar (Yale University Press, 1998, 2005), 430 pages
Review 20 March 2007
Revisiting Viereck
a review by Michael Federici
Conservatism Revisited: The Revolt Against Ideology, by Peter Viereck. With a major new study of Peter Viereck and Conservatism by Claes G. Ryn (Transaction Publishers, 2005, 205 pages)
Essay 20 March 2007
The Rarity of the God-fearing Man
by Russell Kirk
Review 20 March 2007
The Autumn of the Autocrat
a review by Michael J. Ard
After Fidel: The Inside Story of Castro’s Regime and Cuba’s Next Leader, by Brian Latell (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, 288 pages) Fidel: Hollywood’s Favorite Tyrant, by Humberto E. Fontova (Regnery, 2005, 256 pages)
Review 20 March 2007
No Samson?
a review by Charles W. Dunn
Thinking about the Presidency: Documents and Essays from the Founding to the Present, edited by Gary L. Gregg (Rowman & Littlefield 2005)
Review 20 March 2007
Marx of the Master Class
a review by Paul Gottfried
Calhoun and Popular Rule: The Political Theory of the Disquisition and Discourse by H. Lee Cheek (University of Missouri Press, 2001), 202 pages
Essay 20 March 2007
Letter from Italy
by Flavio Felice
Debate on Relativism

Real progress consists in the movement of mankind toward the understanding of norms, and toward conformity to norms. Real decadence consists in the movement of mankind away from the understanding of norms, and away from obedience to norms.

Russell Kirk, Enemies of the Permanent Things, 1969

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William Anthony Hay on the split between Walter Berns and Harry Jaffa in the Wall Street Journal.

Richard Reinsch interviews Brad Gregory on Luther’s legacy,

Joseph Bottom on the Pathfinder and the election of 1856

Allen Mendenhall on the maverick former judge Richard Posner.

Helen Andrews on Mugabe and Zimbabwe.

John Lukacs —the great contemporary historian has pieces in both Chronicles (on being surrounded by books) and First Things (on a displaced pianist).

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