Volume V, Number 4, Fall 2005
From the Editor's Desk
Charles R. Kesler: Bush's Philosophy
Angelo M. Codevilla: Some Call it EmpireImperial delusions are no substitute for defeating our enemies.
Charles R. Kesler: The Crisis of American National IdentityShould America be defined by Anglo-Protestant culture?
Jeremy Rabkin: Continental DriftWhy Europe is not a union.
Gerard Alexander: The Other American ExceptionalismWhy the European Right is so left.
D. Vincent Twomey: The Mind of Benedict XVIA lifetime of reflection on theology and politics.
Reviews of Books
William Voegeli: Rebels Without a ClueA review of Nation of Rebels: Why Counterculture Became Consumer Culture, by Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter
Jean M. Yarbrough: Left BehindA review of Citizenship and Democratic Doubt: The Legacy of Progressive Thought, by Bob Pepperman Taylor
Forrest McDonald: The Unlovable Mr. AdamsA review of John Adams: Party of One, by James Grant
Hadley Arkes: The Rights and Wrongs of Alan DershowitzA review of Rights From Wrongs: A Secular Theory of the Origin of Rights, by Alan M. Dershowitz
Glen E. Thurow: The Measure of GreatnessA review of What Lincoln Believed: The Values and Convictions of America's Greatest President, by Michael Lind
and Lincoln's Speeches Reconsidered, by John Channing Briggs
Steve Sailer: Boys Will Be BoysA review of Why Gender Matters: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know about the Emerging Science of Sex Differences, by Leonard Sax
Mark Blitz: Involuntary AssociationsA review of Politics and Passion: Toward a More Egalitarian Liberalism, by Michael Walzer
Robert Devigne: Talking PoliticsA review of Michael Oakeshott: An Introduction, by Paul Franco
Ramesh Ponnuru: Rerunning ReaganA reviews of The Eighties: America in the Age of Reagan, by John Ehrman
and Morning in America: How Ronald Reagan Invented the 1980s, by Gil Troy
Robert F. Nagel: Selective JusticeA review of Seeking Justices: The Judging of Supreme Court Nominees, by Michael Comiskey
David Gratzer: First, Do No HarmA review of Miracle Cure: How to Solve America's Health Care Crisis and Why Canada Isn't the Answer, by Sally Pipes
Stanley Rosen: Being UnreasonableA review of The Seduction of Unreason: The Intellectual Romance with Fascism From Nietzsche to Postmodernism, by Richard Wolin
Joel Schwartz: A Blessing unto the NationsA review of Why the Jews Rejected Jesus: The Turning Point in Western History, by David Klinghoffer
Ricardo J. Quinones: A Clear HeadA review of Martin Luther by Martin Marty
Andrew Klavan: Imagine There's No HeavenA review of The Twilight of Atheism: The Rise and Fall of Disbelief in the Modern World, by Alister McGrath
and The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason, by Sam Harris
John Silber: The Cost of IgnoranceA review of Going Broke by Degree: Why College Costs Too Much, by Richard Vedder
Frank J. Gaffney, Jr.: Bad CouncilA review of Tower of Babble: How the United Nations Has Fueled Global Chaos, by Dore Gold
Michael Knox Beran: Discreet RevolutionaryA review of John Jay: Founding Father, by Walter Stahr
Mark Helprin: Herd Animals