New Oxford Review

New Oxford Review is a religious magazine. Since it was founded in 1977, it is printed eleven times a year. The magazine is published by New Oxford Review Inc.

Articles from Vol. 82, No. 6, July/August

Acquiescing to Alternative Voices
We've written at length in these pages about the substandard quality of religious education since Vatican II, and we've blamed this dispiriting phenomenon (which, happily, is being shored up in many areas) on the abundance of poorly formed Catholics...
A Dialogue of Forms
This July marks the eighth anniversary of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVPs promulgation of Summorum Pontificum, his motu proprio permitting any Latin-rite priest to celebrate Mass, the Divine Office, and the sacraments according to the 1962 missal and similar...
Barbarians at the Gates of Civilization
Over a dozen years ago, English social critic Theodore Dalrymple penned a memorable essay titled "The Barbarians at the Gates of Paris" (City Journal, Autumn 2002). This was back during the years of rioting in the French capital, when disaffected young...
Catechesis & the Average Catholic
Ever wonder what the "average American Catholic" looks like?MarkM. Gray, in an article in America magazine (May 18), paints the picture for us. Gray is a senior research associate at the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), which has...
Dying without Dignity & Other End-of-Life Scares
"Think of all those ages through which men have had the courage to die, and then remember that we have actually fallen to talking about having the courage to live."- G.K. ChestertonBrittany Maynard was a California woman with a rapidly progressive brain...
Making Sense of the "Sense of the Faith"
As the Second Vatican Council was winding down in 1965, the Council Fathers turned . their attention to a previously unexamined topic: the Catholic laity. They devoted an entire decree to the "Apostolate of the Laity," Apostolicam Actuositatem, clarifying...
My Battle against Hitler: Faith, Truth, and Defiance in the Shadow of the Third Reich
My Battle Against Hitler: Faith, Truth, and Defiance in the Shadow of the Third Reich. By Dietrich von Hildebrand. Translated and edited by John Henry Crosby with John F. Crosby. Image. 352 pages. $28.The scholars at the Dietrich von Hildebrand Legacy...
The Crypto-Catholic & the Jansenist
Can we define a dramatist in religious terms and, if so, what does it mean to say that there is something called "Catholic drama"? William Shakespeare and Jean Racine, compared and contrasted, provide two fascinating case studies. Shakespeare's Catholicism,...
The Mississippi Flows into the Tiber: A Guide to Notable American Converts to the Catholic Church
The Mississippi Flows into the Tiber: A Guide to Notable American Converts to the Catholic Church. By John Beaumont. Fidelity Press. 1,013 pages. $69.Marshall McLuhan foretold that electronic technology would dominate modern culture. He is known as the...
The Theological Treachery of Partial Scientific Truths
When Thor's Oak came crashing to the ground circa A.D. 723, thanks to St. Boniface's quick work with an axe and some help from a miraculous blast of wind, the pagans of Geismar finally bowed to the inevitable and converted to Christianity. Their sacred...
THE Top Ten NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED
TENTH ANNIVERSARY EDITIONEd. Note: This year marks the tenth anniversary of The News You May Have Missed. In celebration of this milestone, we bring you the "top ten " entries, as determined by the editors, from the first ten years of this column.10....
To the Editor
THE LIBERAL CATHOLIC/CONSERVATIVE PROTESTANT ALLIANCEI read with great interest "The Perils of Ecumenical Straight-Talk" (May) by my friend David Mills. While I would argue that conservative Protestant opinion on remarriage after divorce is perhaps more...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.