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Apologia Pro Vita Sua
     

Apologia Pro Vita Sua

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by John Newman, Ian Ker (Editor)
 

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Once a well known Anglican clergyman, Newman left his living in the 1840s, recanted his former criticism of the Roman Catholic Church, and entered the priesthood, becoming-ultimately-a cardinal. Framing his Apologia in reply to grave and gratuitous slander which he felt Charles Kingsley had made against him, Newman overcame his characteristic shyness and produced one

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Once a well known Anglican clergyman, Newman left his living in the 1840s, recanted his former criticism of the Roman Catholic Church, and entered the priesthood, becoming-ultimately-a cardinal. Framing his Apologia in reply to grave and gratuitous slander which he felt Charles Kingsley had made against him, Newman overcame his characteristic shyness and produced one of the masterpieces of spiritual writing: honest, passionate, scrupulous and moving.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140433746
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
302,129
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.09(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

David J. DeLaura is Professor Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania, where until 1999 he was Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities and Professor of English. He previously taught at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of Hebrew and Hellene in Victorian England: Newman, Arnold, and Pater. His essay "Arnold and Carlyle" received the first annual award of the Modern Language Association.

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Apologia Pro Vita Sua 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*puts paintball ammo all over body* *puts on black bandanna* *loads painball gun* "bring it on."