The Russell Kirk Center
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Strengthening America’s Tradition of Order, Justice & Freedom
The Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal aims to recover, conserve, and enliven those enduring norms and principles that Russell Kirk (1918–1994) called the Permanent Things. Explore the Center’s programs, publications, and fellowships and join with us to continue Kirk’s work to renew our culture and redeem our time.
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From the University Bookman
Pedro Blas González looks at the ways scientism can miss and misdirect our existential engagement with reality.
Eric Adler welcomes Claes Ryn’s demonstration of how we can find a common ground through our differences in politics and international relations.
Jason Morgan reviews an important new history focusing on the religious elements of the Pacific War.
Michael Toscano offers an appreciation for the life and work of Christopher Tolkien.
Casey Chalk welcomes a book on rhetoric and reasoning that could lead to more charity in our public discourse, not to mention more logical arguments.
About the Bookman
For over five decades, the University Bookman, founded by Russell Kirk, has identified and discussed those books that diagnose the modern age and support the renewal of culture and the common good. Currently published online, the Bookman continues its mission of examining our times in light of the Permanent Things that make us human.
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Explore Kirk On Campus
Russell Kirk understood his work was to convey to America’s rising generations an understanding of the process by which a healthy culture is transmitted from age to age.
We’re continuing this important work through Kirk on Campus as we host conversations about the permanent things on campuses across Michigan. We hope you’ll join us at an event, and help us prepare tomorrow’s leaders with an appreciation of the richness of the conservative intellectual tradition.