Newman

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"Newman may be considered the most outstandingly original and creative English religious thinker of the nineteenth century." Newman has countless admirers. Since the publication of Geoffrey Faber's Oxford Apostles, many have also attempted to debunk him. But here is an account of Newman that is truly balanced and shows him to be as much a prophet for our times as he was for his own. Though unsuccessful in most of his undertakings in the Catholic Church during his lifetime, his genius and influence have since become widely recognized.
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Overview

"Newman may be considered the most outstandingly original and creative English religious thinker of the nineteenth century." Newman has countless admirers. Since the publication of Geoffrey Faber's Oxford Apostles, many have also attempted to debunk him. But here is an account of Newman that is truly balanced and shows him to be as much a prophet for our times as he was for his own. Though unsuccessful in most of his undertakings in the Catholic Church during his lifetime, his genius and influence have since become widely recognized.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826476807
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 5/1/2005
  • Series: Outstanding Christian Thinkers
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author


Cardinal Avery Dulles SJ is Professor at Fordham University , New York. He has published a number of highly influential books, including Models of the Church (Image, 1991) and The Craft of Theology (Crossroad, 1995).
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Table of Contents

Editorial foreword
Preface
Abbreviations
1 Newman's pilgrimage of faith 1
2 Redemption, justification, and sanctification 16
3 Faith and reason 34
4 The proof of Christianity 48
5 Revelation, doctrine, development 64
6 The Church as organ of revelation 83
7 The roles of theologians and the laity 99
8 The Church and the Churches 116
9 The University 134
10 Newman in retrospect 150
Index 168
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