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Quest to Topple the Patriarchal Idol

Sr. Elizabeth Johnson warns that if we take literally the "naming" of God in the "image of powerful men," we turn God into an "idol."

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Preaching Christ Customized

To the list of things Jesus could have been but wasn’t, there is now one more to add: A new movement would recast Our Lord…

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Walking on Eggshells, Distilling Eggshells

The evidence is clear that our society will decompose, long before the human species dies out, when the traditional family is dethroned from its place…

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In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
South Sudan: 100,000 attend papal Mass in Juba

Including president, VPs, 10 state governors, other VIPs

Juba: Push for peace, unity at ecumenical prayer event

With Pope, Anglican Welby, Presbyterian Greenshields

Pope's in-flight press conf. returns to topic of gays

He repeats 'who am I to judge?' answer from 2013

Prague: Europe’s synodal continental assembly begins

Appears organized to minimize ideological clashes

N. America's largest parish church opens in Calif.

$21M edifice seats 3,200; will serve 15,000/weekend

Parish schools, home schools retain high enrollment

While public schools lost 1.3M students from 2019-21

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South Sudan: 100,000 attend papal Mass in Juba

Including president, VPs, 10 state governors, other VIPs

Juba: Push for peace, unity at ecumenical prayer event

With Pope, Anglican Welby, Presbyterian Greenshields

Pope's in-flight press conf. returns to topic of gays

He repeats 'who am I to judge?' answer from 2013

Prague: Europe’s synodal continental assembly begins

Appears organized to minimize ideological clashes

N. America's largest parish church opens in Calif.

$21M edifice seats 3,200; will serve 15,000/weekend

Parish schools, home schools retain high enrollment

While public schools lost 1.3M students from 2019-21

VIEW ARCHIVE

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Marriage, Divorce, & Annulments

How Remarried Catholics Can Validly Receive Communion... Blessed Are the Shack-Ups... 'Til Annulment Do Us Part?... more

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Literature Matters by Michael S. Rose

What “Old Books” Have to Teach Us About Being Human in the 21st Century... Dracula By Bram Stoker... “William Wilson” By Edgar Allan Poe... and more

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Vital Works Reconsidered

When No Man Was His Own... A Thomistic Vision of Man’s Final End... Purgatory on Earth... What Is Free Time For?... and more

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Gregory’s Last Years

By James Thunder
February 6th 2023 1:09 PM

Following the council of 381, Gregory returned to Nazianzus. For Lent, he gave up speaking! (Newman, Historical Sketches, p. 86) In his autobiographical poem, Gregory…

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A Culture of Life Issue

By Barbara Rose
January 31st 2023 7:30 PM

The cost of an uncomplicated birth, even for parents with employer-provided health insurance, has gotten way out of hand. The situation screams for proposed solutions,…

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Gregory Picks Up the Fight

By James Thunder
January 27th 2023 10:05 PM

Until Gregory’s father’s death in 374, Gregory stayed in Nazianzus. Despite the rupture between Gregory and Basil, Basil attended Gregory’s father’s funeral. (Gregory’s father had…

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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...

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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.

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Front & Center

Quest to Topple the Patriarchal Idol

Sr. Elizabeth Johnson warns that if we take literally the "naming" of God in the "image of powerful men," we turn God into an "idol."

READ ARTICLE
Preaching Christ Customized

To the list of things Jesus could have been but wasn’t, there is now one more to add: A new movement would recast Our Lord…

READ ARTICLE
Walking on Eggshells, Distilling Eggshells

The evidence is clear that our society will decompose, long before the human species dies out, when the traditional family is dethroned from its place…

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
South Sudan: 100,000 attend papal Mass in Juba

Including president, VPs, 10 state governors, other VIPs

Juba: Push for peace, unity at ecumenical prayer event

With Pope, Anglican Welby, Presbyterian Greenshields

Pope's in-flight press conf. returns to topic of gays

He repeats 'who am I to judge?' answer from 2013

Prague: Europe’s synodal continental assembly begins

Appears organized to minimize ideological clashes

N. America's largest parish church opens in Calif.

$21M edifice seats 3,200; will serve 15,000/weekend

Parish schools, home schools retain high enrollment

While public schools lost 1.3M students from 2019-21

VIEW ARCHIVE
South Sudan: 100,000 attend papal Mass in Juba

Including president, VPs, 10 state governors, other VIPs

Juba: Push for peace, unity at ecumenical prayer event

With Pope, Anglican Welby, Presbyterian Greenshields

Pope's in-flight press conf. returns to topic of gays

He repeats 'who am I to judge?' answer from 2013

Prague: Europe’s synodal continental assembly begins

Appears organized to minimize ideological clashes

N. America's largest parish church opens in Calif.

$21M edifice seats 3,200; will serve 15,000/weekend

Parish schools, home schools retain high enrollment

While public schools lost 1.3M students from 2019-21

VIEW ARCHIVE

The Narthex

The New Oxford Blog

Gregory’s Last Years

February 6th 2023 1:09 PM

Following the council of 381, Gregory returned to Nazianzus. For Lent, he gave up speaking! (Newman, Historical Sketches, p. 86)…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

A Culture of Life Issue

January 31st 2023 7:30 PM

The cost of an uncomplicated birth, even for parents with employer-provided health insurance, has gotten way out of hand. The…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Gregory Picks Up the Fight

January 27th 2023 10:05 PM

Until Gregory’s father’s death in 374, Gregory stayed in Nazianzus. Despite the rupture between Gregory and Basil, Basil attended Gregory’s…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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From the NOR Dossiers
Marriage, Divorce, & Annulments

How Remarried Catholics Can Validly Receive Communion... Blessed Are the Shack-Ups... 'Til Annulment Do Us Part?... more

VIEW DOSSIER
Literature Matters by Michael S. Rose

What “Old Books” Have to Teach Us About Being Human in the 21st Century... Dracula By Bram Stoker... “William Wilson” By Edgar Allan Poe... and more

VIEW DOSSIER
Vital Works Reconsidered

When No Man Was His Own... A Thomistic Vision of Man’s Final End... Purgatory on Earth... What Is Free Time For?... 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.

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