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Newman's unquiet grave : the reluctant saint

Author: John Cornwell
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Newman was the most brilliant and controversial churchman of the Victorian Age. Cornwell explores the questions of Newman's emotional life, while drawing a complex warts-and-all portrait of "a literary workaholic".
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Henry Newman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Cornwell
ISBN: 9781441150844 1441150846 9781441173232 1441173234
OCLC Number: 312626532
Description: xii, 273 p., [8] of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Who is John Henry Newman? --
Meeting Doctor Newman --
Dreams and imagination --
Fellow of Oriel --
To the Mediterranean --
The Oxford movement --
Parting of friends --
How doctrine develops --
Rome at last --
Oratory --
Idea of a University --
Tribulations, heresy and the faithful --
Apologia --
The Dream of Gerontius --
The Grammar of Assent --
Papal infallibility --
Death of Ambrose St John --
Last years and death --
Connubium in death --
Newman's legacy.
Other Titles: Reluctant saint
Responsibility: by John Cornwell.

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John Henry Newman was the most eminent English-speaking Christian thinker and writer of the past two hundred years. This title presents a portrait of John Henry Newman, whose beatification is set for  Read more...

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'In these writings one gets the full weight of Newman's far-seeing insights into modern society, human nature, and religious faith.'--Sanford Lakoff

 
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