Volume > Issue > New Oxford Notes: June 2018

New Oxford Notes: June 2018

Are There Atheists in Heaven?

Pope Francis well knows that whenever he speaks into a microphone, he is addressing not only those present but the whole world, in his capacity as leader of the Catholic Church. Therefore, his words are open to scrutiny.

READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
Scalfari Strikes Again

Knowing Italian journalist Eugenio Scalfari's habit of not taking notes during interviews, why does Francis continue to allow him to stir up controversy and cause PR headaches for the Vatican?

READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.

You May Also Enjoy

Neo-Paganism

Ed. Note: In this fictional letter from a neo-Pagan to a sister in her coven,…

Briefly: March 1990

Reviews of The Slavophile Controversy: History of a Conservative Utopia in Nineteenth-Century Russian Thought... Spark from Heaven: The Mystery of the Madonna of Medjugorje... Harper's Bible Pronunciation Guide... Evelyn Waugh... The Modernization of Sex: Havelock Ellis, Alfred Kinsey, William Masters and Virginia Johnson... Sacralizing the Secular: The Renaissance Origins of Moder­nity... Another Sort of Learning

For Mature Audiences Only

America’s conception of sex is downright sophomoric, and its overhaul starts with understanding what sex is and what it is for.