The University Bookman


Volume 44, Number 3 (Summer 2006)


Editor’s Note: Permanent Things Here and Abroad

Review 20 March 2007
Faith-based Initiatives in Action
a review by James E. Person, Jr.
Street Saints: Renewing America’s Cities by Barbara J. Elliott (Templeton Foundation Press, 2004), 320 pages
Review 20 March 2007
Faith and the Marketplace
a review by Kevin P. Shields
Business and Religion: A Clash of Civilizations? edited by Nicholas Capaldi (M&M Scrivener Press, 2005), 442 pages
Review 20 March 2007
Historical Consciousness and Its Enemies
a review by Mark G. Malvasi
The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past, by John Lewis Gaddis (Oxford 2004) The Limits of History, by Constantin Fasolt (Chicago 2003)
Essay 20 March 2007
Old China
by James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Review 20 March 2007
Books in Little
a review by Gerald J. Russello
Review 20 March 2007
Liberalism and the Family Romance
a review by Thomas F. Bertonneau
John Stuart Mill, by Nicholas Capaldi (Cambridge 2004)
Review 20 March 2007
Reconstructing Rights
a review by Joseph S. Devaney
The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction by Akhil Reed Amar (Yale University Press, 1998, 2005), 430 pages
Review 20 March 2007
Revisiting Viereck
a review by Michael Federici
Conservatism Revisited: The Revolt Against Ideology, by Peter Viereck. With a major new study of Peter Viereck and Conservatism by Claes G. Ryn (Transaction Publishers, 2005, 205 pages)
Essay 20 March 2007
The Rarity of the God-fearing Man
by Russell Kirk
Review 20 March 2007
The Autumn of the Autocrat
a review by Michael J. Ard
After Fidel: The Inside Story of Castro’s Regime and Cuba’s Next Leader, by Brian Latell (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, 288 pages) Fidel: Hollywood’s Favorite Tyrant, by Humberto E. Fontova (Regnery, 2005, 256 pages)
Review 20 March 2007
No Samson?
a review by Charles W. Dunn
Thinking about the Presidency: Documents and Essays from the Founding to the Present, edited by Gary L. Gregg (Rowman & Littlefield 2005)
Review 20 March 2007
Marx of the Master Class
a review by Paul Gottfried
Calhoun and Popular Rule: The Political Theory of the Disquisition and Discourse by H. Lee Cheek (University of Missouri Press, 2001), 202 pages
Essay 20 March 2007
Letter from Italy
by Flavio Felice
Debate on Relativism

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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