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A biography

Author: Ian Ker
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press : [distributor] Oxford University Press Distribution Services, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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The first full-length biography to pay equal attention to both Newman's achievements as a thinker and writer and his personal life-story. Newman, whose religious significance transcends his own culture and time, is here revealed in his complexity, his sadness and sensitivity set against his exuberance, humour, and strength in the face of adversity.
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Named Person: John Henry Newman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Ker
ISBN: 9780199569106 019956910X
OCLC Number: 851822392
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 784 pages : illustrations ; 24 x 16 x 6 cm
Contents: 1. Oxford --
2. The Movement --
3. The Via Media --
4. Doubts --
5. Crisis --
6. Development --
7. From Oxford to Rome --
8. Controversy and Satire --
9. The Idea of a University --
10. The Catholic University of Ireland --
11. Oratory and University --
12. The Idea and the Laity --
13. The Years of Silence --
14. Apologia --
15. Return to Oxford? --
16. The Justification of Religious Belief --
17. Papal Infallibility --
18. Oxford and Rome Again.
Responsibility: Ian Ker.

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The first full-length biography to pay equal attention to both Newman's achievements as a thinker and writer and his personal life-story. Newman, whose religious significance transcends his own culture and time, is here revealed in his complexity, his sadness and sensitivity set against his exuberance, humour, and strength in the face of adversity.

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