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Review 8 September 2007
Prudential Conservatism?
James Seaton
The Making of the American Conservative Mind: National Review and its Times by Jeffrey Hart. ISI Books (Wilmington, Delaware), 410 pp., $28.00 cloth, 2006.
Review 8 September 2007
Philip Rieff, Modern Prophet
James G. Poulos
The Triumph of the Therapeutic by Philip Rieff. ISI Books (Wilmington, Delaware) 325 pp., $18.00 paper, 2006.
Editorial 8 September 2007
Editor’s Note: The Wolfe Who Cried Kirk
Essay 16 May 2007
Returning to the Real
James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Review 16 May 2007
Neocons Abroad
Tito Lucrezio Rizzo
Neocon Teocon. Il ruolo della religione nella vita pubblica statunitense [Neocon, Theocon. The role of religion in public life in the United States] by Flavio Felice. Rubbettino Editore, Soveria Mannelli (Italy), 168 pp., 2006.
Review 16 May 2007
The Garden as New Creation
Cathleen MacDougall
The Fragrance of God by Vigen Guroian. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 128 pp., $13.00 paper, 2006.
Review 16 May 2007
Shaping Memoir and History
Charles Jeanfreau
In Command of History: Churchill Fighting and Writing the Second World War by David Reynolds. Random House (New York City), 656 pp., $35.00 cloth, 2005.
Review 15 May 2007
The Irreconcilable Faces of French Conservatism
Thierry Giaccardi
Impossible Conservatism [Le Conservatisme impossible: Libéraux et réactionnaires en France depuis 1789] by François Huguenin. La Table Ronde (Paris), 395 pp., €21.50, 2006.
Review 15 May 2007
In the Name of God and of Profit
Tiziano Buzzacchera
Cattolicesimo, protestantesimo e capitalismo by Paolo Zanotto. Facco-Rubbettino (Italy), 286 pp., 2005.
Review 15 May 2007
The Rise of Books on the Fall
Matthew McGowan
The Fall of Rome and the End of Civilization by Bryan Ward-Perkins. Oxford University Press (Oxford, England) 239 pp., $28.00 cloth, 2005. The Fall of the Roman Empire. A New History of Rome and the Barbarians by Peter Heather. Oxford University Press (New York) 572 pp., $40.00 cloth, 2006. (First published in 2005 by Macmillan Press).
Review 15 May 2007
Human Person: Structure or Superstructure?
Flavio Felice
Politics and Economics. An Essay on the Genesis of Economic Development by Rocco Pezzimenti with an Afterword by Paolo Savona. Città Nuova (Rome), 230 pp., $18.00, 2006.
Review 15 May 2007
A Resurrection Apologetic
Peter L. Edman
Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense by N. T. Wright. Harper Collins (San Francisco) 240 pp., $29.50, cloth, 2006.
Review 15 May 2007
A Case for Insular History
William Anthony Hay
The Discovery of Islands by J. G. A. Pocock. Cambridge University Press (Cambridge), 358 pp., $75.00, 2006.
Review 15 May 2007
A Stubborn Ideology
William Gould
Separation of Church and State by Philip Hamburger. Harvard University Press (Cambridge), 528 pp., $59.95 cloth, 2002.

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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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