Best of the Bookman 21 October 2012
Sir Henry Sumner Maine on Democracy
- Popular Government, by Henry Sumner Maine. Introduction by George W. Carey. Indianapolis: Liberty Classics [1885, 1976] [free online PDF edition at Liberty Fund].
Bookman editor Gerald J. Russello joins the conversation with David Brooks and Rod Dreher on the nature of today’s conservatism and the legacy of Russell Kirk.
To live with a gnawing grudge against one’s own civilization is the way to a personal Hell, not to a Terrestrial Paradise.
On Not Facing the Death of a Civilization
Roy Campbell: A Poet for Our Time?
Matthew M. Robare
When Science Opens to Faith
David G. Bonagura, Jr.
From Marxist to Black Conservative
Love and the Law Professors
H Is for Heritage Rejected
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