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Volume 45, Number 2 (Spring 2007)

Contents

Editor’s Note: The Wolfe Who Cried Kirk

Review 8 September 2007
Philip Rieff, Modern Prophet
a review by James G. Poulos
The Triumph of the Therapeutic by Philip Rieff. ISI Books (Wilmington, Delaware) 325 pp., $18.00 paper, 2006.
Review 8 September 2007
Prudential Conservatism?
a review by 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
A Storm-Tossed Nation
a review by David Campion
Pakistan: Eye of the Storm by Owen Bennett Jones. Yale University Press (New Haven, Connecticut), xxx + 328 pp., second edition, $17.00/£10.99 paper, 2003.
Review 8 September 2007
Ideologues at the Podium
a review by W. Wesley McDonald
The Professors: The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America by David Horowitz. Regnery Publishing, Inc (Washington, D.C.) 448 pp., $27.95 cloth, 2006.
Review 8 September 2007
Faith and Reason, Reconsidered
a review by Adam A. J. DeVille
Christianity and the Soul of the University: Faith as a Foundation for Intellectual Community edited by Douglas Henry and Michael Beaty. Baker Academic (Grand Rapids, Michigan) 192 pp., $24.99 paper, 2006.
Review 8 September 2007
On Living in the Present
a review by Steven D. Ealy
Michael Oakeshott on Religion, Aesthetics, and Politics by Elizabeth Campbell Corey. University of Missouri Press (Columbia, Missouri) xi + 253 pp., $39.95, cloth, 2006.
Review 8 September 2007
Who Gets it Right? Liberals or Originalists?
a review by Stephen B. Presser
The Myth of Judicial Activism: Making Sense of Supreme Court Decisions by Kermit Roosevelt III. Yale University Press (New Haven and London), 272 pp., $30.00 cloth, 2006.
Review 9 September 2007
The Void in Daniel Bell’s Soul
a review by G. Tracy Mehan, III
A Retrospective Review of The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism, Thirty Years Later
Review 9 September 2007
Seeking God in Strange Places
a review by Eric Gans
The Truth is Out There: Christian Faith and the Classics of TV Science Fiction by Thomas Bertonneau and Kim Paffenroth. Brazos Press (Grand Rapids, Mich.), 272 pp., $18.99 paper, 2006.
Review 9 September 2007
On Pilgrims and Park Rangers
a review by Kevin J. Doyle
The Right to Be Wrong: Ending the Culture War Over Religion in America by Kevin Seamus Hasson. Encounter Books (New York), 220 pp., $25.95 cloth, 2005.
Review 9 September 2007
Latin America’s Five Deadly Sins
a review by Michael J. Ard
Liberty for Latin America: How to Undo Five Hundred Years of State Oppression by Alvaro Vargas Llosa. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux (New York) 276 pp., $25.00, 2005.
Essay 9 September 2007
Renee Radell—She Paints Confusion in Search of Order
by Russell Kirk
The following article appeared in the Sunday News Magazine (Detroit, Michigan) on February 24, 1974.
Review 9 September 2007
Books in Little
a review by The Editors

To live with a gnawing grudge against one’s own civilization is the way to a personal Hell, not to a Terrestrial Paradise.

Russell Kirk

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