Born in 1801, John Henry Newman was educated at Oxford. He was a leading Anglican clergyman until his conversion to Roman Catholicism in 1845. A theologian of enormous influence, he is also considered one of the great English stylists of the nineteenth century; his autobiography, the Apologia Pro Vita Sua, is hailed as a literary classic.
James Gaffney is a Newman scholar and the chairman of the religious studies department at Loyola University in New Orleans.
Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: May 18, 1999 Price: $19.95
A Vintage Spiritual Classic
In this original selection of his public sermons, private papers, and devotions, Newman’s thoughtful belief in the Word of God shines through, as do his teachings on how to be in this world but not of it, how to reconcile faith and reason.
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