Volume > Issue > New Oxford Notes: January-February 2012

New Oxford Notes: January-February 2012

Shameless Shepherding

Bishops in Germany have taken an embarrassingly long time to learn that: "We cannot earn money during the week with what we preach against on Sundays."

READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
Saints for a Secular Nation

Secularism could be said to be our national religion, with its own pantheon of "saints," including the newly "canonized" Steve Jobs, founder of Apple and perfecter of the glowing handheld idol.

READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.

You May Also Enjoy

Sister Schneiders's Vow of Disobedience

A review of Buying the Field: Catholic Religious Life in Mission to the World... Prophets in Their Own Country: Women Religious Bearing Witness to the Gospel in a Troubled Church... Beyond Patching: Faith and Feminism in the Catholic Church (Revised Edition)... and Women and the Word: The Gender of God in the New Testament and the Spirituality of Women (Madeleva Lecture in Spirituality)

The Legion of Christ: Operation Rescue

According to Fr. Richard Gill, "It is no exaggeration to say that Marcial Maciel was by far the most despicable character in the twentieth century Catholic Church."

The News You May Have Missed

Queering the Rosary... International Blasphemy Day... Self-Sacrificng Prostitution... May the Lawsuit Be With You... Next Time, Just Forge Your Dad's Signature... Problems in the Workplace... Woman, 107, Seeks 23rd Husband... A Figment of St. Paul's Imagination...