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Editor’s Note: Awakening the Moral Imagination

Review 29 March 2002
Practical Atheism
by Michael P. Federici
The Way of the (Modern) World: Or, Why It’s Tempting to Live As If God Doesn’t Exist by Craig M. Gay. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (255 Jefferson Avenue, S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49503), 338 pp., 1998.
Review 29 March 2002
Practical Fantasy
by Gilbert Meilaender
Tending the Heart of Virtue: How Classic Stories Awaken a Child’s Moral Imagination by Vigen Guroian. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. 198 pp., $22.00 cloth.
Review 29 March 2002
The Halls of Unlearning
by David J. Bobb
The Shadow University: The Betrayal of Liberty on America’s Campuses, by Alan Charles Kors and Harvey A. Silverglate. The Free Press (1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020), 415 pp., $27.50 cloth, 1998.
Editorial 29 March 2002
Awakening the Moral Imagination
by The Editors
Best of the Bookman 29 March 2002
book cover A Guide to Voegelin’s Thought
by Gregory Wolfe
Eric Voegelin’s Search for Order in History edited by Stephen A. McKnight. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1978. 209 pp. [Expanded edition, 1987, 252 pp.]
Best of the Bookman 29 March 2002
Discerning of Spirits
by George A. Panichas
Furnace of Doubt: Dostoevsky and ‘The Brothers Karamazov’ by Arther Trace. Sherwood Sugden and Company, 1988; Open Court 1999, 178 pp. $6.95 paper.
Best of the Bookman 29 March 2002
Resisting the Imperial Academy
by Edward E. Ericson, Jr.
The Critic as Conservator: Essays in Literature, Society, and Culture by George A. Panichas. Catholic University of America Press (Baltimore, MD) 1992, xii + 262 pp., $49.95.
Best of the Bookman 29 March 2002
The Big Life of Brownson
by Robert Emmet Moffit
Orestes A. Brownson: A Definitive Biography by Thomas R. Ryan, C.PP.S. Huntington, Indiana: Our Sunday Visitor Press, 1976, 872 pages. ISBN 0879738847.
Best of the Bookman 29 March 2002
Max Lerner’s America
by Russell Kirk
America as a Civilization, by Max Lerner. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957, 1,011 pp.
Best of the Bookman 29 March 2002
Education as Part of America’s Secular Religion
by Ernest van den Haag
Best of the Bookman 29 March 2002
book cover The Older Rhetoric Revisited: Hugh Blair and the Public Virtue of Style
by M. E. Bradford
Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, by Hugh Blair. Edited with a Critical Introduction by Harold F. Harding. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1965. Two Vols., 496 and 566 pp.
Best of the Bookman 29 March 2002
The Rescue of Culture
by Anthony Harrigan
The Intemperate Professor, and Other Cultural Splenetics by Russell Kirk. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1965 [revised edition: Sherwood Sugden & Co., 1988]. 163 pp.
Best of the Bookman 29 March 2002
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 (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903), 74 pp., $21.95, cloth.
Best of the Bookman 29 March 2002
book cover The Oracle of the South
by M. E. Bradford
The Essential Calhoun: Selections from Writings, Speeches, and Letters. Edited with an Introduction by Clyde Wilson. Foreword by Russell Kirk. Transaction Publishers (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903), 436 pp., $32.95.
Best of the Bookman 29 March 2002
In Praise of Latin
by J. A. Fallon
Best of the Bookman 29 March 2002
book cover The Puritan Society: Toward Pluralism
by Daniel R. Campbell
The Last American Puritan: The Life of Increase Mather by Michael G. Hall. Wesleyan University Press, 1988. xv + 438 pp. $35.
Best of the Bookman 29 March 2002
Resisting Delusions
by John Lyon
Chance or Reality and Other Essays by Stanley L. Jaki. University Press of America, 1986. 258 pp., $14.50 paper.

Mere unthinking negative opposition to the current of events, clutching in despair at what we still retain, will not suffice in this age. A conservatism of instinct must be reinforced by a conservatism of thought and imagination.

Russell Kirk

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