Spring Permanent Things

The Spring 2014 number of our Permanent Things newsletter is up, featuring updates on recent events commemorating Russell Kirk and the strong reception in Brazil of the publication of The Politics of Prudence. You can download a copy of the PDF from this link.

Natural Law and the Challenge of Liberal Secularism

Conscience and Its Enemies: Confronting the Dogmas of Liberal Secularism by Robert P. George. Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2013. Hardcover, 384 pages, $30.“Man is known to exist in no part of the world, without certain rules for the regulation of his intercourse...

Strong Essays on Burke

Edmund Burke, the Enlightenment and the Modern World, edited by Peter J. Stanlis. Detroit: University of Detroit Press, 1967. 129 pp. Putting a title on a collection of disparate papers is always a problem. Considering the difficulty, the editor of this volume has...

Rise of the Poster Children

An Anxious Age: The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America by Joseph Bottum. Image, 2014. Hardcover, 296 pp. $25.What is the most consequential political change to have occurred in the United States in the past 150 years? Most observers might nominate various...

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