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Essay 14 November 2010
Conservatism in Germany
Harald Bergbauer
In Remembrance of Caspar von Schrenck-Notzing (1927–2009)
Review 14 November 2010
In Praise of Discipline, Common Sense, and a Humane Businessman: Retailer Fred Meijer’s Life
James Person, Jr.
Fred Meijer: Stories of His Life by Bill Smith and Larry ten Harmsel, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (Grand Rapids, Mich.) 351 pp, $11.00 cloth, 2009
Review 14 November 2010
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John Connelly
Last Rites by John Lukacs, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT) $25.00 hardcover, 2009
Review 14 November 2010
Looking Over Their Shoulder: Orwell and the Intellectuals
James Seaton
Every Intellectual’s Big Brother: George Orwell's Literary Siblings by John Rodden, University of Texas Press (Austin, Texas) 263 pp, $45.00, 2006
Review 14 November 2010
Mystery Bathed in Light
José Yulo
The Mind that Is Catholic. Philosophical and Political Essays, by James V. Schall, S.J. Catholic University of America Press (Washington, DC) 337 pp, $34.95, 2008
Review 13 November 2010
book cover image Thinking in Pairs with Poets and Scientists
Joseph T. Stuart
Robert Frost: The Poet as Philosopher by Peter J. Stanlis, ISI Books (Wilmington, Delaware) 452 pp., $28.00, 2007 Practical Mystic: Religion, Science, and A. S. Eddington by Matthew Stanley, University of Chicago Press (Chicago) 313 pp., $37.50 Cloth, 2007
Review 13 November 2010
In Search of a Better Economic System
Ivan Pongracic, Sr.
God & Money: The Moral Challenge of Capitalism by Charles McDaniel, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. (Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, Plymouth, UK) 337 pp., $27.95, 2007
Review 13 November 2010
Dark Ride: Thomas S. Hibbs on Film Noir and the Quest for Redemption
Thomas F. Bertonneau
Arts of Darkness: American Noir and the Quest for Redemption by Thomas S. Hibbs, Spence Publishing $27.95 hardcover, 2008
Review 13 November 2010
Richard M. Gamble
George Kennan: A Writing Life by Lee Congdon ISI Books (Wilmington, DE) xii + 208 pp., $25.00 cloth, 2008
Review 13 November 2010
Reading Peter Viereck Anew
Charles C. Brown
Shame and Glory of the Intellectuals by Peter Viereck (Reprint Edition with an earlier preface by the author) Transaction Publishers (New Brunswick, N.J.) 330 pp., $34.95 paper, 2007 Unadjusted Man in an Age of Overadjustment by Peter Viereck (Reprint Edition with a new introduction by the author) Transaction Publishers (New Brunswick, N.J.) 369 pp., $34.95 paper, 2004
Review 13 November 2010
New World Man
Michael J. Ard
Champlain’s Dream by David Hackett Fischer, New York: Simon and Schuster,848 pp., $40.00, 2009
Editorial 13 November 2010
Editor’s Note: Transition
Review 5 April 2010
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The Editors
Review 5 April 2010
The High Achievement of Christopher Dawson
Russell Kirk
A Historian and His Word: a Life of Christopher Dawson, 1889–1970 by Christina Scott. The Dynamic Character of Christian Culture: Essays on Dawsonian Themes edited by Peter J. Cataldo.

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All great systems, ethical or political, attain their ascendency over the minds of men by virtue of their appeal to the imagination; and when they cease to touch the chords of wonder and mystery and hope, their power is lost, and men look elsewhere for some set of principles by which they may be guided.

Russell Kirk


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