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Flannery O’Connor & the “Literary Temple”

Relentlessly exposing human pride, avarice, and weakness, O'Connor agreed with C.S. Lewis that all things that are not eternal are eternally out of date.

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Beyond Balkanization

Croatia's cardinal Stepinac faced opposition unimaginable to most prelates in the modern West. By all indications, he did not buckle.

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“Love” Conquers All

What a crazy, mixed-up world we live in where even polygamists claim their lifestyles are part of their 'identity' and who they were created to be.

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Australian journalists face court over Pell trial coverage

For violating a court-imposed reporting ban at its start

UN leader renews ‘deep appreciation’ for Pope Francis

Cites his 'global engagement, compassion, calls for unity'

K of C founder Fr. Michael McGivney to be beatified

Vatican recognizes miracle of healed unborn child in US

EU diplomat: Coronavirus is ‘great accelerator of history’

At 'end of American-led system & arrival of Asian century'

Pixar/Disney film stars gay man 'coming out’ to parents

Next Marvel/Disney movie will feature kiss between men

Marian shrines to join Pope in praying worldwide Rosary

May 30; to conclude month of May & ask pandemic help

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Australian journalists face court over Pell trial coverage

For violating a court-imposed reporting ban at its start

UN leader renews ‘deep appreciation’ for Pope Francis

Cites his 'global engagement, compassion, calls for unity'

K of C founder Fr. Michael McGivney to be beatified

Vatican recognizes miracle of healed unborn child in US

EU diplomat: Coronavirus is ‘great accelerator of history’

At 'end of American-led system & arrival of Asian century'

Pixar/Disney film stars gay man 'coming out’ to parents

Next Marvel/Disney movie will feature kiss between men

Marian shrines to join Pope in praying worldwide Rosary

May 30; to conclude month of May & ask pandemic help

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Language & Its Destruction

On the Deconstruction of Language... "On This Rock I Will Build My Celebration Center"... Ev'ry Knee Shall Lock...

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Clear Thinking

By David Daintree
May 26th 2020 3:46 PM

Everybody has heard of Socrates, the Greek philosopher who was put to death by his own people in 399 BC. The charge against him was…

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Ironies of Intelligence

By James Hanink
May 26th 2020 3:22 PM

The New York Times vacillates in its effect on readers. Often enough it induces nausea. But sometimes it gives us food for thought. A recent…

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Breath of Fresh Air

By Richard DellOrfano
May 18th 2020 5:03 PM

When I was working as a city engineer in my senior years, I found occasion to advise younger coworkers about some curious issues. When Pope…

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Flannery O'Connor

Fragmented Lives of Incomplete Reckoning... Tyranny of the Perverse Will... From the Grotesque to Love... Flannery O’Connor: And Her Own Received Her Not... and more

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

Flannery O’Connor & the “Literary Temple”

Relentlessly exposing human pride, avarice, and weakness, O'Connor agreed with C.S. Lewis that all things that are not eternal are eternally out of date.

READ ARTICLE
Beyond Balkanization

Croatia's cardinal Stepinac faced opposition unimaginable to most prelates in the modern West. By all indications, he did not buckle.

READ ARTICLE
“Love” Conquers All

What a crazy, mixed-up world we live in where even polygamists claim their lifestyles are part of their 'identity' and who they were created to be.

READ ARTICLE

In The News

MORNING MUST-READS
Australian journalists face court over Pell trial coverage

For violating a court-imposed reporting ban at its start

UN leader renews ‘deep appreciation’ for Pope Francis

Cites his 'global engagement, compassion, calls for unity'

K of C founder Fr. Michael McGivney to be beatified

Vatican recognizes miracle of healed unborn child in US

EU diplomat: Coronavirus is ‘great accelerator of history’

At 'end of American-led system & arrival of Asian century'

Pixar/Disney film stars gay man 'coming out’ to parents

Next Marvel/Disney movie will feature kiss between men

Marian shrines to join Pope in praying worldwide Rosary

May 30; to conclude month of May & ask pandemic help

VIEW ARCHIVE
Australian journalists face court over Pell trial coverage

For violating a court-imposed reporting ban at its start

UN leader renews ‘deep appreciation’ for Pope Francis

Cites his 'global engagement, compassion, calls for unity'

K of C founder Fr. Michael McGivney to be beatified

Vatican recognizes miracle of healed unborn child in US

EU diplomat: Coronavirus is ‘great accelerator of history’

At 'end of American-led system & arrival of Asian century'

Pixar/Disney film stars gay man 'coming out’ to parents

Next Marvel/Disney movie will feature kiss between men

Marian shrines to join Pope in praying worldwide Rosary

May 30; to conclude month of May & ask pandemic help

VIEW ARCHIVE

The Narthex

The New Oxford Blog

Clear Thinking

May 26th 2020 3:46 PM

Everybody has heard of Socrates, the Greek philosopher who was put to death by his own people in 399 BC.…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Ironies of Intelligence

May 26th 2020 3:22 PM

The New York Times vacillates in its effect on readers. Often enough it induces nausea. But sometimes it gives us…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST

Breath of Fresh Air

May 18th 2020 5:03 PM

When I was working as a city engineer in my senior years, I found occasion to advise younger coworkers about…

READ MORE ON THIS BLOG POST
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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
Eschatology & End Times

The Antichrist in Political Philosophy… Isaac Newton: End-Times Prophet… Your Final Destination… Last Judgment (Lite)… more

VIEW DOSSIER
Language & Its Destruction

On the Deconstruction of Language... "On This Rock I Will Build My Celebration Center"... Ev'ry Knee Shall Lock...

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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