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Volume 31, Number 2 (Summer 1991)

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Best of the Bookman 25 November 2012
book cover A Conservative Scholar’s Wisdom
by George H. Nash
The Case for Conservatism by Francis Graham Wilson, with a new introduction by Russell Kirk. Transaction Publishers [1951, 1969, 1990, 2011], 74 pp., $20 paper.
Best of the Bookman 9 February 2014
book cover The Rebirth of a Christian State
by E. Christian Kopff
The Byzantine Revival, 780–842, by Warren Treadgold. Stanford University Press, 1988, 504 pp., $49.50.

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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