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The Resource Apologia pro vita sua, John Henry Newman; Edited by Ian Ker; Introduction by Ian Ker

Apologia pro vita sua, John Henry Newman; Edited by Ian Ker; Introduction by Ian Ker

Label
Apologia pro vita sua
Title
Apologia pro vita sua
Statement of responsibility
John Henry Newman; Edited by Ian Ker; Introduction by Ian Ker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
John Henry Newman, one of the towering figures of the early Victorian Church of England, caused shock and outrage in equal measure when he announced his espousal of Roman Catholicism in 1845. This autobiography traces his spiritual development since boyhood and his close involvement in the high church Tractarian Movement.
Biographical or historical data
John Henry Newman (1801 - 1890) was a vicar of Oxford University's church from 1828 - 1842, when his controversial Tract attempting to interpret the 39 Articles of Faith of the Church of England in a Catholic sense, led to him retiring to Littlemore, where he lived in monastic seclusion. He was received into the Catholic Church in 1845 and ordained in 1847. Apologia Pro Vita Sua appeared in 1864. Ian Ker has a MA from Oxford and a Ph.D from Cambridge. He was ordained a Roman Catholic Priest in 1979 and has taught at universities in Britain and the United States. He is the author and editor of sixteen books on Newman, including Newman and the Fullness of Christianity (1993).
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UK-WkNB
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1801-1890
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Newman, John Henry
Dewey number
  • 230.2
  • 282'.092
  • 920 NEWM
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Twelfth Grade and over
Literary form
non fiction
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Ker, I. T.,
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  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
  • Christian theology
  • Spiritualism
  • Theology
  • Religion
  • Christianity
  • Theology
  • Spiritualism
Summary expansion
John Henry Newman, one of the towering figures of the early Victorian Church of England, caused shock and outrage in equal measure when he announced his espousal of Roman Catholicism in 1845. His "Apologia", written nearly twenty years later in response to a scurrilous public attack by Charles Kingsley, is a superbly crafted response to those who criticized his actions and questioned his motives, and traces his spiritual development since boyhood, his close involvement in the high church Tractarian Movement and his agonizing decision to reject the church he had been born into. Ostensibly an autobiography and a speech for the defence, the "Apologia" transcends self-justification to explore the very nature of Christianity and its place in the modern age
Target audience
general
Label
Apologia pro vita sua, John Henry Newman; Edited by Ian Ker; Introduction by Ian Ker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Paperback. B-format paperback
Control code
9780140433746
Dimensions
20x13x3 cm.
Extent
608 p. :
Isbn
9780140433746
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Apologia pro vita sua, John Henry Newman; Edited by Ian Ker; Introduction by Ian Ker
Publication
Note
Paperback. B-format paperback
Control code
9780140433746
Dimensions
20x13x3 cm.
Extent
608 p. :
Isbn
9780140433746
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print

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