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Reasons to Believe
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Acton in Italy
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The Prince Redeemed
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Rhyming the Right
Sally Cook
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The Non-Human World of China Miéville
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The Problem with the World is You?
Chuck Chalberg
God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get it by Jim Wallis. New York: HarperCollins, 2005, 2006. 432 pages.
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Removing the Judicial Mask
Gerald J. Russello
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A Stirring Defense of the Conversation
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Education’s End: Why Our Colleges and Universities Have Given Up on the Meaning of Life by Anthony T. Kronman. Yale University Press (New Haven), 320 pages, hardcover, $27.50; 2007

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The conservative believes that the individual is foolish, although the species is wise; therefore, unlike the confident intellectual, he declines to undertake the reconstruction of society and human nature.

Russell Kirk

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