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John Henry Newman

Theology and Reform, 1st Edition

Edited by Michael E. Allsopp, Ronald R. Burke


300 pages

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This collection of papers, first published in 1992, grew out of a concern for the perduring nature of the thought of John Henry Cardinal Newman. Although Cardinal Newman died over one hundred years ago, his influence on today’s thinking is still strong. Newman put forward an ideal of society and life which has a recognizable relation to the lasting possibilities open to humankind. The editors and contributors of this volume have been brought together by a common interest in a man for whom the continual search for truth is paramount.

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Newman, The Champion of Truth Madeleine Kisner 2. Newman, Lindbeck and Models of Doctrine Ronald Burke 3. Atheism or Catholicism: Stark Disjunction from Complex Newman Edward E. Kelly 4. George Tyrrell: Devout Disciple of Newman David G. Schultenover 5. Growth the Only Evidence of Life: Development of Doctrine and the Idea of a University Philip C. Rule 6. The Sensus Fidelium and Catholicity: Newman’s Legacy in the Age of Inculturation Paul G. Crowley 7. Newman’s Conscience: A Teleological Argument Bernard J. Mahoney 8. The Development of Doctrine in John Cardinal Newman and Alfred Loisy Francesco Turvasi 9. Illative Sense and Tacit Knowledge: A Comparison of the Epistemologies of John Henry Newman and Michael Polanyi Martin X. Moleski 10. Newman on the Criticizability of Catholic Faith John R. Connolly 11. Imaginative Discernment: Newman’s Safeguard of Faith and Morals Gerard Magill; Contributors; Index

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

Reissuing works originally published between 1973 and 1997, Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion (18 volumes) offers a selection of scholarship covering historical developments in religious thinking. Topics include the origin of Catholicism in America, sexual liberation and religion in Europe, and the emergence of Atheism in Victorian England. This set also includes collections of sermons and essays from some of the most influential preachers of the nineteenth century.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
RELIGION / General
RELIGION / Christianity / History
RELIGION / History