KEEP HIGH-VOLTAGE CATHOLICISM ALIVE

Front & Center

Remembering Reinhold Niebuhr

Niebuhr was the most extraordinary of preachers — a powerfully compelling delivery, all extemporaneous. As a teacher he called upon history and politics with great…

READ ARTICLE
My Antonia, by Willa Cather

Willa Cather understands there’s a bleak side to the Romantic ideal of the American dream, a critical misinterpretation that the dream focuses on you rather…

READ ARTICLE
The Hollywood Scandal Behind the Clerical Scandal

U.S. media and the American judicial system will gladly go after a high-ranking Catholic priest or bishop but will run cover for powerful Hollywood directors…

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
W. African bishops vow to join forces against terrorism

Terrorists provoke inter-municipal, inter-religious conflicts

U.S. states pass laws that take aim at Roe v. Wade

Hold hope in 100+ Trump nominees in federal courts

Pontifical academies host conference on robotics and AI

Examine person-robot relations, ethics, the future of work

Next WMF to focus on holiness in married vocation

2021 will be third time the Meeting is hosted in Rome

Pepperdine gives embattled C. Columbus statue to TAC

Its new hosts actually 'read books' & 'understand history'

Detroit archdiocese cancels sporting events on Sundays

Archbishop: Prioritize Mass and 'tech-free family time'

VIEW ARCHIVE
W. African bishops vow to join forces against terrorism

Terrorists provoke inter-municipal, inter-religious conflicts

U.S. states pass laws that take aim at Roe v. Wade

Hold hope in 100+ Trump nominees in federal courts

Pontifical academies host conference on robotics and AI

Examine person-robot relations, ethics, the future of work

Next WMF to focus on holiness in married vocation

2021 will be third time the Meeting is hosted in Rome

Pepperdine gives embattled C. Columbus statue to TAC

Its new hosts actually 'read books' & 'understand history'

Detroit archdiocese cancels sporting events on Sundays

Archbishop: Prioritize Mass and 'tech-free family time'

VIEW ARCHIVE

Topics

From the NOR Dossiers
Biotechnology & Posthumanism

On Man’s Many Attempts to “Kill Death”… Breaking the Species Barrier… Human Alienation & Our Biotech Future… and more

VIEW DOSSIER
Political Correctness

The Unbearable Whiteness of Being... The Fraudsters of Islamophobia... Don't Call It 'Adultery,' Call It 'Loving More'... and more

VIEW DOSSIER
America: History, Culture & Politics

Losing Our Religion… American Libidocracy… Twilight of the Idols… The Most Segregated Hour… This Land is Not Our Land… and more

VIEW DOSSIER

Stand up and defend your faith.

Culture is shifting, but you can count on The New Oxford Review for an unwavering Catholic point of view. The message of the Church is easily muddled in today’s increasingly hostile, secular culture. We understand what’s coming at you, and we have articles and resources to help you defend your faith and grow in your understanding of Catholic teachings.

7-DAY FREE TRIAL

The Narthex

THE NEW OXFORD BLOG
View more NOR Blog topics

A Matter of Biology

By Rob Agnelli
May 17th 2019 1:56 PM

Every age has its own set of moral contradictions.  Fallen man’s creativity never ceases to find ways to feign moral blindness.  In this regard our…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

"Always Certain, Seldom Right"

By James Hanink
May 16th 2019 3:02 PM

Know anyone who’s outspoken, opinionated, who calls a spade a spade? I surely knew my father, to whom I owe more than I can ever…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Unleashed Terror (Part II)

By Richard DellOrfano
May 14th 2019 3:37 PM

In March 2003 the U.S. and allies invaded Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, supposedly hunting weapons of mass destruction and roundaboutly avenging 9/11. Not long after, I…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
TAKE A STAND
AGAINST LUKEWARM CATHOLIC JOURNALISM

SUPPORT NOR TODAY

7-DAY FREE TRIAL

Thinkers & Players

EXPLORE THE BRIGHT LIGHTS OF THE CHURCH

C.S. Lewis

"Mere Christianity" as Merely Protestant... C. S. Lewis: His True Stature in Dispute... The Best Book Written About C.S. Lewis...

G.K. Chesterton

The Optimistic Pessimism of G.K. Chesterton… A Curmudgeon for Our Times… Distributism’s Significance for Our Social Predicaments… more

Pope St. John Paul II

Kindred Spirits, Fellow Victors... The Pope as Playwright... Neither East nor West: On the Pope's Radical New Encyclical...

Bl. John Henry Cardinal Newman

The Two Worlds of John Henry Newman… Newman's Advice to Anglo-Catholics… Newman’s Prophetic Challenge to Clericalism…

Stand up and defend your faith.

Culture is shifting, but you can count on The New Oxford Review for an unwavering Catholic point of view. The message of the Church is easily muddled in today’s increasingly hostile, secular culture. We understand what’s coming at you, and we have articles and resources to help you defend your faith and grow in your understanding of Catholic teachings.

7-DAY FREE TRIAL

Front & Center

Remembering Reinhold Niebuhr

Niebuhr was the most extraordinary of preachers — a powerfully compelling delivery, all extemporaneous. As a teacher he called upon history and politics with great…

READ ARTICLE
My Antonia, by Willa Cather

Willa Cather understands there’s a bleak side to the Romantic ideal of the American dream, a critical misinterpretation that the dream focuses on you rather…

READ ARTICLE
The Hollywood Scandal Behind the Clerical Scandal

U.S. media and the American judicial system will gladly go after a high-ranking Catholic priest or bishop but will run cover for powerful Hollywood directors…

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
W. African bishops vow to join forces against terrorism

Terrorists provoke inter-municipal, inter-religious conflicts

U.S. states pass laws that take aim at Roe v. Wade

Hold hope in 100+ Trump nominees in federal courts

Pontifical academies host conference on robotics and AI

Examine person-robot relations, ethics, the future of work

Next WMF to focus on holiness in married vocation

2021 will be third time the Meeting is hosted in Rome

Pepperdine gives embattled C. Columbus statue to TAC

Its new hosts actually 'read books' & 'understand history'

Detroit archdiocese cancels sporting events on Sundays

Archbishop: Prioritize Mass and 'tech-free family time'

VIEW ARCHIVE
W. African bishops vow to join forces against terrorism

Terrorists provoke inter-municipal, inter-religious conflicts

U.S. states pass laws that take aim at Roe v. Wade

Hold hope in 100+ Trump nominees in federal courts

Pontifical academies host conference on robotics and AI

Examine person-robot relations, ethics, the future of work

Next WMF to focus on holiness in married vocation

2021 will be third time the Meeting is hosted in Rome

Pepperdine gives embattled C. Columbus statue to TAC

Its new hosts actually 'read books' & 'understand history'

Detroit archdiocese cancels sporting events on Sundays

Archbishop: Prioritize Mass and 'tech-free family time'

VIEW ARCHIVE

The Narthex

The New Oxford Blog

A Matter of Biology

May 17th 2019 1:56 PM

Every age has its own set of moral contradictions.  Fallen man’s creativity never ceases to find ways to feign moral…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

"Always Certain, Seldom Right"

May 16th 2019 3:02 PM

Know anyone who’s outspoken, opinionated, who calls a spade a spade? I surely knew my father, to whom I owe…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Unleashed Terror (Part II)

May 14th 2019 3:37 PM

In March 2003 the U.S. and allies invaded Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, supposedly hunting weapons of mass destruction and roundaboutly avenging…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
ARE YOU READY FOR
CATHOLICISM
WITH A BACKBONE?

Topics

From the NOR Dossiers
Biotechnology & Posthumanism

On Man’s Many Attempts to “Kill Death”… Breaking the Species Barrier… Human Alienation & Our Biotech Future… and more

VIEW DOSSIER
Political Correctness

The Unbearable Whiteness of Being... The Fraudsters of Islamophobia... Don't Call It 'Adultery,' Call It 'Loving More'... and more

VIEW DOSSIER
America: History, Culture & Politics

Losing Our Religion… American Libidocracy… Twilight of the Idols… The Most Segregated Hour… This Land is Not Our Land… and more

VIEW DOSSIER

Stand up and defend your faith.

Culture is shifting, but you can count on The New Oxford Review for an unwavering Catholic point of view. The message of the Church is easily muddled in today’s increasingly hostile, secular culture. We understand what’s coming at you, and we have articles and resources to help you defend your faith and grow in your understanding of Catholic teachings.

7-DAY FREE TRIAL