John Henry Newman (1801-1890), renowned thinker and writer, Anglican clergyman and later Roman Catholic priest and cardinal, has had a lasting influence on both Anglicans and Catholics, in the fields of literature, education, and theology. On October 13, 2019, Pope Francis declared him a saint in Rome.
Appealing to both the student and the scholar, A Guide to John Henry Newman provides a wide range of subjects on Newman’s life and thought relevant for our times and complementary to biographies of Newman. The contributors include authors from many different disciplines such as theology, education, literature, history, and philosophy, highlighting the wide range of Newman’s work. These authors offer a positive assessment of Newman’s thought and contribute to the discussion of the recent scholarship of others.
A Guide to John Henry Newman will interest educated readers and professors alike, and serve as a text for college seminars for the purpose of studying Newman.
"Provides a one-stop shopping introduction to Newman’s thought that would be accessible on a variety of levels...this volume has something for everybody who’s interested in Newman."~David P. Deavel, University of St. Thomas