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Spring 2006

Modern Age

Volume: 48
Number: 2
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Modern Age has been America’s leading conservative quarterly for more than half a century.



The Patriotism of a Conservative
The Fragility of Democracy
The Dangerous Irrelevance of Recent Theory
Vlacheslav Ivanov: Culture and Memory


School and Society: A Conservative Perspective

Great Teachers In Our Lives

Joseph Schwartz: Man of Faith and Letters

Book Reviews

The Jesuits and Political Power
Harro Höpfl, Jesuit Political Thought: The Society of Jesus and the State, c. 1540–1630; Robert Bireley, The Jesuits and the Thirty Years War: Kings, Courts, and Confessors
Who Are We?
Leszek Kolakowski, My Correct Views on Everything
Returning to the Sacramental World
Marion Montgomery, Eudora Welty and Walker Percy: The Concept of Home in Their Lives and Literature
The Quintessential Founder
Jeffry H. Morrison, John Witherspoon and the Founding of the American Republic
New Maistre Studies
Richard Lebrun, ed., Joseph de Maistre's Life, Thought, and Influence: Selected Studies


An Unconvincing Defense
The Conservative Movement in Discontinuity


White Light


Index to Volume 47
By: Editor