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Review 2 October 2011
book cover On Education, a Liberal that Liberals Shun
James Green
The Making of Americans: Democracy and Our Schools by E. D. Hirsch, Jr. Yale University Press (New Haven, CT), 261 pp., $17 paper, 2009
Best of the Bookman 2 October 2011
Knight of Truth
Gerhart Niemeyer
A eulogy for Russell Kirk.
Interview 30 September 2011
book cover A Story of Redemption in Washington
an interview by Gerald J. Russello
A conversation with Timothy S. Goeglein on George W. Bush, faith, scandal, redemption, Russell Kirk, and his new book.
On Essays and Letters 25 September 2011
image Old Roads and Montesquieu’s Library
James V. Schall, S.J.
Father Schall’s students send him postcards from their travels. Here he reflects on places that several of them have recently been.
Review 25 September 2011
book cover A Child’s Imagination is a Terrible Thing to Waste
Jason R. Edwards
Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child by Anthony Esolen (ISI Books, November 2010), 320 pp., $26.95.
Symposium 18 September 2011
And the Tragedy Continues
Bruce P. Frohnen
Symposium: Conservatism and Empire
Symposium 18 September 2011
How the GOP swallowed the Conservative Movement
Paul Gottfried
Symposium: Conservatism and Empire
Symposium 18 September 2011
Empire and the Crisis of American Conservatism
James Kalb
Symposium: Conservatism and Empire
Symposium 18 September 2011
Metternich vs. McEmpire
Daniel McCarthy
Symposium: Conservatism and Empire
Review 11 September 2011
book cover Love and Evil in Nazi Germany
Robert Huddleston
In the Garden of Beasts by Eric Larsen (Crown, 2011). 464 pages, $26.
Best of the Bookman 11 September 2011
First Principles: Remedy for a Nation at Risk
Annette Kirk
The Classics Revisited 21 August 2011
book cover Bottom Rail on Top
James E. Person Jr.
Lanterns on the Levee: Recollections of a Planter’s Son by William Alexander Percy (Alfred A. Knopf, 1941), 348 pp.
Review 14 August 2011
image Directions Back to the Public Square
A. W. R. Hawkins
Exiting a Dead End Road: A GPS for Christians in Public Discourse edited by Gudrun and Martin Kugler (Vienna, Austria: Kairos Publishing, 2010), paper, 353 pp. (introduction and table of contents available here).
Best of the Bookman 14 August 2011
In Praise of Latin
J. A. Fallon
This “Best of the Bookman” essay from the 1980s looks at the role of Latin in education between 1935 and 1985—and its consequences.

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By 'the Permanent Things' [T. S. Eliot] meant those elements in the human condition that give us our nature, without which we are as the beasts that perish. They work upon us all in the sense that both they and we are bound up in that continuity of belief and institution called the great mysterious incorporation of the human race.

Russell Kirk

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