Books, Essays and Reviews


Book:              Ennobling Encounters, En Route Books, 2021.

Novel:             “Coda” En Route Books, August 2021.

Book:              Rise and Fall of the American Empire. Completion: November 2021

Book:              Conscience and Power. Completion Date: November 2021.

Essay:             Prelude to Civil War: Francis Graham Wilson on Spain, Modern Age, Spring 2019, pp. 36-41.

Review:           Harry Jaffa, Walter Berns and American Conservatism, The Imaginative Conservative, Nov 5, 2017

Review:           The Southern Philosopher: Collected Essays of John William Corrington   by Allen Mendenhall, Anamnesis, September 2017. Anamnesis ceased publication. Reprinted in Ennobling Encounters.

Book:              The Coming Death and Future Resurrection of American Higher Education, St. Augustine’s Press, 2017.

Book:              The Conservative Rebellion, St. Augustine’s Press, 2015.

Essay:              “Dreams versus Reality,” Chronicles of Culture, July 13, 2015.

Essay:              “Grammy Anarchy,” Chronicles of Culture, February 11, 2015.

Essay:              “MOOCs versus HCOCS,” National Association of Scholars, July 16, 2014.

Essay:              “Leo Strauss and the American Political Religion,” Modern Age, Fall 2014,  pp. 7-18.

Essay:              “Preparing the Scapegoats for Slaughter,” The Martin Center, July 30, 2010.

Review:           “The Death of Conservatism” by Sam Tanenhaus in Modern Age, Vol. 52, No.3, Summer, 2010, pp. 243-245.

Essay:              “Quantification and Intelligence Testing,” Humanitas, Vol. 22, Nos. 1 & 2, 2009,  pp.  185-192.

Essay:              “Difficult Labor:  The Perils of Birthing a New College,” Academic Questions, Summer 2009, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 284-297.

Essay:              The Federal Takeover of Higher Education, The James Martin Center, March 6, 2007.

Essay:              “Why I am a conservative,” Modern Age, Summer 2007, Vol. 49, pp. 200-204.

Essay:              “The United States in the World Arena,” Modern Age, Winter 2007, pp.86-90.

Monograph:     The American Political Tradition and the Nature of Public Philosophy, Copley Custom Publishing, Acton, MA, 2004. Second printing 2006.

Essay:              “Origins and End of the New World Order,” Modern Age,  (Summer 2004), pp. 195-209.

Essay:              “Online Stock Offerings are Overregulated,”, March 2001.

Review:           The Politics of Truth and Other Untimely Essays: The Crisis of Civic Consciousness by Ellis Sandoz, The Review of Politics. Vol. 62. No. 1. Christianity and Politics: Millennial Issue II (Winter 2000) pp. 181-184.

Article:            “The Creation of a Conservative Intellectual: 1960‑65,” in Modern Age, (Winter, 1998).

Article:            “Daimonic Men,” in Modern Age, (Winter, 1996), pp. 162‑166.

Article:            “Hegel and Classical Philosophy,” in Modern Age, Vol. 35, No. 2 (Winter, 1992), pp. 126‑134.

Review:           Aftersight and Foresight: Selected Essays by Gerhart Niemeyer in University Bookman, Volume 29, Number 3, 1989, pp. 4-8.

Article:            “The Problem of Carlyle’s Religion,” in The Good Man in Society: Active  Contemplation, edited by Gueguen, Henry & Rhodes (Lanham, MD: University  Press of America,1989), pp. 75‑90.

Monograph:    The Nature of Public Philosophy (Lanham, MD: University Press of America,   1982).

Article:            “Civil Religion and American Foreign Policy” in The Hillsdale Review (Spring,  1981), Vol. III, No. 1, pp. 3‑11..

Review:           Eric Voegelin, Anamnesis [English translation] in Christianity and Literature, vol. xxvii, no. 4 (Summer, 1979), pp. 76‑79.

Article:            “Wilson, Croly and the American Civil Religion,” in Modern Age, Vol. 23, No. 1 (Winter, 1979), pp. 33‑38.

Review:           Dale Vree, On Synthesizing Marxism and Christianity in The Academic Reviewer (Winter, 1979), pp. 27‑28.

Review:           James Robinson, ed., The Nag Hammadi Library in English, in Christianity and Literature, Vol. xxvii, no. 3 (Spring, 1979), pp. 77‑78.

Book:              A Public Philosophy Reader, ed, with an introductory essay (New Rochelle:  Arlington House Publishers, 1978).

Book:              The Development of Political Theory: A Critical Analysis (Dallas: The Society  for the Study of Traditional Culture, 1978).

Review:           Bernard Crick, Political Theory and Practice in Modern Age (Winter 1978), Vol.  22, No. 1, pp. 94‑96.

Review:           Robert Nisbet, Sociology as an Art Form in New Oxford Review, Vol. XLV, No. 1 (January 1978), pp. 20‑21.

Review:           Michael Novak, The Joy of Sports in The Academic Reviewer (Spring/Summer 1978), pp. 1‑2.

Article:            “The Public Philosophy in American Democracy,” in The Intercollegiate Review, Vol. 13, No. 2 (Winter/Spring 1978), pp. 95‑100.

Review:           Robert Nisbet, Twilight of Authority in New Oxford Review (March 1977), pp. 19‑20.

Review:           Thomas Molnar, Authority and Its Enemies in Modern Age (Summer 1977), Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 318‑19.

Review:           Sebastiano Timpanaro, On Materialism in The Journal of Politics, Vol. 39, No. 2 (May 1977), p. 548.

Article:            “Carlyle’s Political Religion,” The Journal of Politics, Vol. 38, No. 1 (February 1976), pp. 95‑113.

Review:           Bernard Crick, In Defense of Politics in The Occasional Review, Issue 5 (Autumn 1976), pp. 123‑127.

Review:           Thomas Molnar, God and the Knowledge of Reality in The Alternative (June/July, 1975), pp. 30‑31:

Article:            “Thomas Hill Green’s Political Philosophy,” in The Political Science Reviewer, Vol. 4 (Fall 1974), pp. 29‑53.

Review:           George Anastaplo, The Constitutionalist: Notes on the First Amendment Modern Age, Winter 1973, Vol. 17. No. 1, pp. 93-94.