New Oxford Notes: December 2011
Behind the Mask
The media hype a world population of seven billion, but growth is decelerating and we’ll face a new problem: under-population.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
Incredible Shrinking Churches
Some mainline Protestant denominations are in rapid decline because they have no message that is discernibly different from the secular culture.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
The "Super Catholic" Syndrome
Catholic apostolates and institutions must practice transparency and overcome the pitfalls of secrecy and elitism in order to avoid cultishness or a polarized, us-vs.-them mentality.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
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"Did you ever wonder why we no longer hear teaching on serious personal sin?"
Author’s Note: The following was recently presented as an informal lecture to the Theology Forum…