Volume VIII, Number 2, Spring 2008
From the Editor's Desk
Charles R. Kesler: Buckley's Legacy
James W. Ceaser: What a Long, Strange Race It's BeenWith no new thinking to offer the candidates offer...themselves.
Harvey C. Mansfield: The Common Form of All the VirtuesA sermon on charity in deed and speech.
Harry V. Jaffa: God Bless AmericaWhat Senator Obama and Reverend Wright don't know about their country.
Larry P. Arnn: Thoughts and AdventuresCelebrating the eight-volume Winston S. Churchill, a biography worthy of a great man.
Carl J. Schramm: Economics and the EntrepreneurHow the 20th-century debate on economics shaped the 21st-century economy.
Michael M. Uhlmann: When Law is Not EnoughLawyers and legislators can only go so far in directing the conduct of war. Then you need a president.
John Patrick Diggins: The Education of Henry Adams
Reviews of Books
Joseph M. Bessette: Science and FaithA review of The Edge of Evolution: The Search for the Limits of Darwinism, by Michael Behe;
The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief, by Francis S. Collins;
and Godís Universe, by Owen Gingerich
Robert G. Ingram: From the New to the Old WhigsA review of Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval That Inspired America's Founding Fathers, by Michael Barone
Allen C. Guelzo: States' Rights and WrongsA review of The Road to Disunion, Vol. 1: Secessionists at Bay, 1776-1854The Road to Disunion, Volume II: Secessionists Triumphant 1854-1861, and The Road to Disunion, Volume II: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-1861, by William W. Freehling
Alan Gibson: Property vs. DemocracyA review of Reconstructing the Commercial Republic: Constitutional Design after Madison, by Stephen L. Elkin
Cheryl Miller: The MasterA review of The Best of Wodehouse: An Anthology, by P.G. Wodehouse
Ross Douthat: Against the AtheistsA review of What's So Great About Christianity, by Dinesh DíSouza
Daniel Oliver: A Born TeacherA review of by Linda Bridges and John R. Coyne, Jr.; and Cancel Your Own Goddam Subscription: Notes and Asides from National Review, by William F. Buckley, Jr.
Ronald J. Pestritto: A Nicer Form of TyrannyA review of Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning, by Jonah Goldberg
John J. Pitney, Jr.: Not a HuggerA review of Cheney: The Untold Story of America's Most Powerful and Controversial Vice President, by Stephen F. Hayes
Joseph Tartakovsky: Golden JugglerA review of In a Cardboard Belt!: Essays Personal, Literary, and Savage, by Joseph Epstein
Michael Knox Beran: He Was No Alexander HamiltonA review of Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr, by Nancy Isenberg
Peter Berkowitz: The Persistence of ReligionA review of A Secular Age, by Charles Taylor
Mark Helprin: McCain Mutiny
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