ISI Announces New President

Congratulations to Christopher Long, the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. Chris Long succeeds T. Kenneth Cribb, Jr., who has been named president emeritus. The Kirk Center warmly welcomes Chris and bids a very fond...

A Bold Music

The Great American Symphony: Music, the Depression, and War by Nicholas Tawa (Indiana University Press, 2009), 256 pages, $25. In The Great American Symphony: Music, the Depression, and War, Nicholas Tawa offers to his readership a much-needed study of an important...
Discerning of Spirits

Discerning of Spirits

Furnace of Doubt: Dostoevsky and ‘The Brothers Karamazov’ by Arther Trace. Sherwood Sugden and Company, 1988; Open Court 1999, 178 pp. $6.95 paper. The religious essences of F. M. Dostoevsky’s vision defy full and final evaluation, for there is always something new to...

William Rusher, R.I.P.

As so many have pointed out, all his life, Bill Rusher provided energetic and steady leadership to the conservative movement. While much appreciated for his wit and wisdom, I was especially grateful for his invaluable support of my efforts to found the Russell Kirk...

Tyranny of the Herd

Crowd Culture: An Examination of the American Way of Life by Bernard Iddings Bell. Fourth Edition, Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2001 [1952], 136 pages, $20. Americans watching the political upheavals in Egypt and elsewhere feel a variety of emotions, ranging from...

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