Apologia pro vita sua

Apologia pro vita sua

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by John Henry Newman
     
 

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An influential Church of England vicar, John Henry Newman stunned the Anglican community in 1843 when he joined the Roman Catholic Church. Protestant clergyman Charles Kingsley launched the most scathing attacks against Newman and this was Newman's brilliant response. A spiritual autobiography, Apologia Pro Vita Sua explores the very depths and nature

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An influential Church of England vicar, John Henry Newman stunned the Anglican community in 1843 when he joined the Roman Catholic Church. Protestant clergyman Charles Kingsley launched the most scathing attacks against Newman and this was Newman's brilliant response. A spiritual autobiography, Apologia Pro Vita Sua explores the very depths and nature of Christianity.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940017438282
Publisher:
London : Routledge
Publication date:
08/30/2016
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
448 KB

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APOLOGIA PRO VITA SUA: BEING ENTITLED "WHAT, THEN, DOES DR. NEWMAN MEAN?" " Commit thy way to the Lord, and trust in Him, and He will do it. And He will bring forth thy justice as the light, and thy judgment as the noon-day." BY JOHN HENRY NEWMAN, D.D. PART VI. HISTORY OF MY RELIGIOUS OPINIONS. LONDON: LONGMAN, GREEN, LONGMAN, ROBERTS, AND GREEN. Price Two Shillings and Sixpence. PART VI. HISTORY OF MY RELIGIOUS OPINIONS. PART VI. HISTORY OF MY RELIGIOUS OPINIONS. From the end of 1841, I was on my death-bed, as regards my membership with the Anglican Church, though at the time I became aware of it only by degrees. I introduce what I have to say with this remark, by way of accounting for the character of this remaining portion of my narrative. A death-bed has scarcely a history; it is a tedious decline, with seasons of rallying and seasons of falling back; and since the end is foreseen, or what is called a matter of time, it has little interest for the reader, especially if he has a kind heart. Moreover, it is a season when doors are closed and curtains drawn, and when the sick man neither cares nor is able to record the stages of his malady. I was in these circumstances, except so far as I was not allowed to die in peace, except so far as friends, who had still a full right to come in upon me, and the public world which had not, have given a sort of history to those last four years. But in consequence, my narrative must be in great measure documentary. Letters of mine tofriends have come to me since their deaths; others have been kindly lent me for the occasion; and I have some drafts of letters, and notes of my own, though I have no strictly personal or continuousmemoranda to consult, and have unluckily mislaid some valuable papers. And...

Meet the Author

Frank M. Turner is John Hay Whitney Professor of History and director of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University. He is the author of John Henry Newman: The Challenge to Evangelical Relgion (Yale).

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*puts paintball ammo all over body* *puts on black bandanna* *loads painball gun* "bring it on."