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Posts tagged “Russell Kirk”

Battered Gargoyle Conservatism

Donate to TAC — home of a Kirkean celebration of ‘variety, mystery, tradition, the venerable, the awful’

Posted March 5th, 2019

Building The Shire

Creative minorities forming communities of joyful resistance to the Republic of Saruman

Posted March 20th, 2018

Trump & Moore: Defining Deviancy Down

These right-wing clowns are enemies of the Permanent Things

Posted November 21st, 2017

One Poor Battered Gargoyle

On the gap between those who worship different gods, and those who worship not at all

Posted April 6th, 2017

Reaction, Conservatism, The Ben Op

Ulysses Option? No. Aeneas Option? No. Poor battered gargoyles? Amen!

Posted January 6th, 2017

How Dante Can Save Conservative Intellectuals

Applying the lessons of the Commedia to the failures of the Right

Posted October 27th, 2016

In Praise Of Bohemian Conservatives

The belief that life is a mystery, not an argument; a poem, not a syllogism

Posted June 15th, 2016

There And Back Again

David Brooks, the Benedict Option, and the journey toward meaning

Posted January 13th, 2016

Faith & the Future of Conservatism

Toward a conservatism of the Battered Gargoyle

Posted October 27th, 2015

The Ghosts of Murder Mansion

A warm-up for tonight’s Russell Kirk Society dinner in Villanova

Posted September 24th, 2015

The Right To Keep Things The Way They Are

Apologies for the light and erratic posting today. As I mentioned earlier, …

Posted January 6th, 2014

Is Pope Francis A Kirkian Conservative?

Professor Bainbridge thinks the pontiff might be a closet Kirkian, because of …

Posted October 23rd, 2013

Confusing Politics With Religion

Ross Douthat has been heroically measured in his assessment of the GOP’s …

Posted October 17th, 2013

Permanence Vs. Progression

From The Essential Russell Kirk, here is Kirk, on the yin and …

Posted May 28th, 2013

Love & Localism

Regarding the recent discussion Russell Arben Fox launched by calling for a …

Posted May 1st, 2013

Conservatism, Parades, and Little Platoons

We need fewer think tanks and more front porches.

Posted April 25th, 2013

Meet The New Screen, Same As The Old Screen

Daniel McCarthy observes that young Americans are spending less time watching TV.  …

Posted April 22nd, 2013