Stormfields

Kirk Against Conscription, Part III

Kirk’s 1967 editorial against conscription, in THE NEW GUARD (May 1967): 11. rak 1967 archaic draft copy

Russell Kirk Against Conscription 1945

One of Russell Kirk’s earliest articles, an examination (and attack on) of conscription.  Source: South Atlantic Quarterly 44 (1945): 82-99. rak conscript on education 1945

University Bookman Summer 1979

As I’m finishing (well, getting close to finishing) the main draft of my biography of Russell Kirk, I’ve had the chance and privilege to explore Kirk’s magazine, University Bookman.  Kirk founded it in 1960 and edited it until… Read More

Catholicism and Leviathan

  To understand politics and the political, we must first recognize its place in the order of existence and its limitation. I do fear that, as a whole, western society has come to think of the state (meaning… Read More