John Henry Newman and the Imagination

John Henry Newman and the Imagination

by Bernard Dive

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780567581662
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 05/17/2018
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Bernard Dive is a freelance editor and writer; he edited Through the Year with Newman, an anthology of Newman's writings. He has degrees in English and Theology and a Ph.D in English from the University of Cambridge.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Veil - the sacramental nature of reality
2. The Dark Mirror - the meaning of history
3. The Hidden Ones - perceiving the saints in the world
4. Wrath - divine anger and the fear of God
5. Angels and Brutes - the shape of the cosmos
6. Moral Temperament - the idea of the person
7. Friendship and Reserve - communication and rhetoric
8. Conversion - Newman's vision of life in the presence of God
9. This Faltering Breath - the contemplation of death and the last things
10. Revisions - Newman's writing practices and the character of his thought
Index

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