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  John Henry Newman - LoveToKnow 1911
JOHN HENRY NEWMAN (1801-1890), English Cardinal, was born in London on the 21st of February 1801, the eldest son of John Newman, banker, of the firm of Ramsbottom, Newman and Co. The family was understood to be of Dutch extraction, and the name itself, spelt "Newmann" in an earlier generation, further suggests Hebrew origin.
John Henry was the eldest of six children.
But all this time (since 1841) Newman had been under a cloud, so far as concerned the great mass of cultivated Englishmen, and he was now awaiting an opportunity to vindicate his career; and in 1862 he began to prepare autobiographical and other memoranda for the purpose.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /John_Henry_Newman   (2480 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: John Henry Newman
John Henry Newman (February 21 1801 August 11 1890), English cardinal, was born in London, the eldest son of John Newman, banker, of the firm of Ramsbottom, Newman and Co. The family was understood to be of Dutch extraction, and the name itself, spelt "Newmann" in an earlier generation, further suggests Hebrew origin.
Newman's first volume, "The Arians of the Fourth Century", is an undigested, but valuable and characteristic, treatise, wholly Alexandrian in tone, dealing with creeds and sects on the lines of the "Economy." As a history it fails; the manner is confused, the style a contrast to his later intensity and directness of expression.
John Henry Newman thus continues in modern literature the Catholic tradition of East and West, sealing it with a martyr's faith and suffering, steadfast in loyalty to the truth, while discerning with a prophet's vision the task of the future.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/John-Henry-Newman   (625 words)

 John Henry Cardinal Newman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Henry Newman was born in London, the eldest son of John Newman, banker, of the firm of Ramsbottom, Newman and Co. The Newman family was understood to be of Dutch extraction, and the name itself, spelt "Newmann" in an earlier generation, further suggests Hebrew (Jewish) origin.
Newman had a special interest in the publisher Burns and Oates; the owner, James Burns, had published some of the Tractarians, and Burns had himself converted to Roman Catholicism in 1847.
Newman published a revision of the series of pamphlets in book form in 1865; in 1913 a combined critical edition, edited by Wilfrid Ward, was published.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Henry_Newman   (3500 words)

 Newman, John Henry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Newman lost the suit, but was later exonerated, and a great fund was publicly raised to defray the expense and the fine he had incurred.
Newman’s reputation in England was greatly enhanced soon after this by one of the most celebrated incidents of his career, the controversy with Charles Kingsley.
Newman ranks as one of the masters of English prose; his style is simple, lucid, clear, and convincing.
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 Boston Collaborative Encyclopedia of Western Theology: John Henry Newman
John Henry Newman was born in England on February 21, 1801 to an Anglican father and a mother with Evangelical leanings.
Newman makes the interesting observation that the perceived problem of a Catholic not being able to question his or her Creed is absurd since to be in doubt about it one would have to cease being Catholic (159).
Newman next takes up a long discussion of inferences in chapter eight the main point of which is that inference is conditional acceptance of a proposition (similar to a theorem) whereas assent is unconditional, absolute, and directed at an object which is true (209-269).
people.bu.edu /wwildman/WeirdWildWeb/courses/mwt/dictionary/mwt_themes_480_newman.htm   (8086 words)

Newman delivered in the Corn Exchange, Birmingham, his Lectures on the Position of Catholics (he was seldom felicitous in titles of books), and, to George Eliot's amazement, they revealed him as a master of humorous, almost too lively sketches, witty and scornful of the great Protestant tradition.
Newman demanded proof; a correspondence ensued in which Kingsley referred to one of the Oxford Anglican sermons generally; he withdrew his charge in terms that left its injustice unreproved; and thus he brought on himself, in the pamphlet which his adversary published, one of the most cutting replies, ironical and pitiless, known to literature.
Newman's elevation, hailed by the English nation and by Catholics everywhere with unexampled enthusiasm, was rightly compared to that of Bessarion after the Council of Florence.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10794a.htm   (6553 words)

 The Life and Thoughts of John Henry Newman
Cardinal Newman was born in 1801 and raised in a comfortable middle-class family.
Newman argues that the grounds for marginalizing theological inquiry are not justified, and warns that silencing theological questions cramps intellectual debate and distorts our view of reality.
While Newman argues for the need to engage the question of the presence and nature of God in the academic milieu, he insists that universities are essentially lay institutions.
www.newmancentre.org /pages/thoughts.html   (804 words)

 Island of Freedom - John Henry Newman
In 1826 Newman was appointed a tutor at Oriel and two years later became vicar of Saint Mary's, the (Anglican) church of the University of Oxford.
Newman began to read systematically the Fathers of the Church and under their influence moved from his earlier evangelicalism to a more catholic ecclesiology, in which he was also encouraged by the influence of Keble and Froude.
Newman's thought was primarily formed by his Oxford classical education, which provided a significant Aristotelean shaping of his epistemology, and the Church Fathers, particularly the Alexandrian Fathers.
www.island-of-freedom.com /NEWMAN.HTM   (1137 words)

 The Newman Center >> John Henry Newman
John Henry Newman (1801-1890) was an English clergyman, who was leader of the Oxford movement, and cardinal after his conversion to the Roman Catholic church.
Newman was profoundly influenced by the sermon "On the National Apostasy," preached at St. Mary's by John Keble.
In 1873 Newman published The Idea of a University Defined in which he defined the function of a university as the training of the mind rather than the diffusion of practical information.
www.drexel.edu /newmancenter/johnhenrynewman.htm   (387 words)

 John Henry Newman @ ELCore.Net
John Henry Newman — a writer unsurpassed in style and clarity, a preacher of unparalleled power and grace — the most famous and, perhaps, the most influential Anglican minister in all of England, did the unthinkable: he joined the Catholic Church.
Newman Centers, for the spiritual care of students, can be found at colleges and universities around the world; the first was founded at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) in 1893.
Newman’s apostolate of personal influence lives on, too: rare is the English-speaking intellectual convert of the past 100 years who can’t give at least some of the credit to Venerable John Henry Newman.
catholicity.elcore.net /CoreOnNewman'sLifeAndFaith.html   (2545 words)

 Faith JAN-FEB 1999 The Conversion of John Henry Newman
John Henry Newman, a noted scholar of classics and patristics and a famous preacher, was one of the most eloquent and learned spokesmen of the High Church view, which he defended with many years’ worth of sermons, lectures, and pamphlets, including the controversial series Tracts for the Times, authored jointly by several Oxford sympathizers.
Newman, who had rarely seen eye to eye with the members of his family, had driven a final wedge between himself and the companions of his childhood, a fact that caused him intense anguish.
Newman’s quest for the true faith set him on a pilgrimage that left the congregation of St. Mary’s and the happiness of Littlemore behind; the poet Keble remained an Anglican by choice and temperament to the end.
www.catholic.net /rcc/Periodicals/Faith/JAN-FEB99/Conversion.html   (4711 words)

 John Henry Newman
John Henry Newman was a man of deep and active faith who was also devoted to scholarship and to truth.
Newman and other leaders appealed to study of the Church Fathers and the ancient roots of the Faith in their efforts to return the Anglican Church to its essential catholicity.
The holiness of Newman's life and the importance of his influence have led to a movement seeking to have him canonized.
www.acs.brockport.edu /~newman/id334.htm   (886 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Saint John Nepomucene Neumann
John was a small and quiet boy with four sisters and a brother, and was named after Saint John Nepomucene.
Bishop John Dubois was happy to see him as there were 36 priests for the 200,000 Catholics in New York and New Jersey.
John was ordained on 28 June 1836, and sent to Buffalo.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintj08.htm   (517 words)

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Newman at­tend­ed Trin­i­ty Coll­ege, Ox­ford, orig­in­al­ly in­tend­ing to stu­dy law.
New­man was a lead­er of the Ox­ford Move­ment, and a gift­ed writ­er.
Among his best known writ­ings are his Apol­o­gia, and “Dream of Ge­ron­ti­us.” Though raised a Cal­vin­ist, New­man mi­grat­ed to Ro­man Ca­thol­i­cism, and even­tu­al­ly be­came Car­din­al-Dea­con of St. George in Ve­lab­ro, in 1879.
www.cyberhymnal.org /bio/n/e/newman_jh.htm   (98 words)

 John Henry Newman: His Developing Faith, His Life as a Catholic
John Henry Newman--a writer unsurpassed in style and clarity, a preacher of unparalleled power and grace--the most famous and, perhaps, the most influential Anglican minister in all of England, did the unthinkable: he joined the Roman Catholic Church.
For years, Newman had been developing his thesis of the Via Media: this was an idea that had been propounded by some Anglican theologians in earlier times, that the Anglican Church was "the middle way" between the Catholic Church on one hand and the Protestant churches on the other.
As Newman and his colleagues drew it out, the Anglican Church had kept, and should continue to keep, the doctrinal heritage of the early Christians, avoiding both the doctrinal heresies of the Protestants and the doctrinal and devotional excesses of the Catholics.
users.sgi.net /~elcore/newman.htm   (2599 words)

 John Henry Newman: A Brief Biography
Newman moved from Trinity to Oriel College after receiving his bachelor's degree in 1820, becoming a fellow in 1822 and a tutor in 1826.
Newman supported Hawkins' candidacy, but it soon became clear that the two held different views about the responsibilities of a college tutor: Newman believed that the tutorship carried some pastoral duties, while Hawkins maintained that the tutor/student relationship should be strictly academic.
Newman became involved a few months later and was the Movement's primary spokesman, promoting its doctrinal and moral concerns through his editorship of the British Critic, his contributions to Tracts for the Times, and his weekly sermons at St. Mary's.
www.victorianweb.org /authors/newman/jhnbio2.html   (594 words)

 Newman, John Henry - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
NEWMAN, JOHN HENRY [Newman, John Henry] 1801-90, English churchman, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, one of the founders of the Oxford movement, b.
Newman and the interpretation of inspired Scripture.(John Henry, Cardinal Newman)(Abstract)
John Henry Newman; a view of Catholic faith for the new millennium.(book)(Brief Article)(Book Review)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/N/Newman-J.asp   (1132 words)

 Modern History Sourcebook: John Henry Newman: The Idea of A University, 1854
John Henry Newman was born in London, February 21, 1801.
The essays which follow do, indeed, imply important and fundamental elements of his system of belief; but they can be taken in detachment as the exposition of a view of the nature and value of culture by a man who was himself the fine flower of English university training and a master of English prose.
Since the age of Alfred and of the first Henry, the world has grown, from the west and south of Europe, into four or five continents; and I look for a city less inland than that old sanctuary, and a country closer upon the highway of the seas.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/newman/newman-university.html   (8277 words)

 Poet: John Henry Newman, Cardinal - All poems of John Henry Newman, Cardinal
Poet: John Henry Newman, Cardinal - All poems of John Henry Newman, Cardinal
RPO -- John Henry Newman, Cardinal : The Pillar of the Cloud
Newman, John Henry Newman, Cardinal Newman English prelate and theologian who (with John Keble and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford Movement; Newman.
www.poemhunter.com /john-henry-newman-cardinal/poet-3123   (558 words)

 Modern History Sourcebook: John Henry Newman: Apologia Pro Vita
John Henry Newman and Charles Kingsley: A Correspondence on the Question "Whether Dr. Newman teaches that Truth is no Virtue?" January 31, 1864 [The original Part I]
Newman's controversy with Kingsley provoked the composition of the Apologia, but the work proved to be, as Newman soon understood, a much more significant work than a simple piece of apologetic.
My imagination was stained by the effects of this doctrine up to the year 1843; it had been obliterated from my reason and judgment at an earlier date; but the thought remained upon me as a sort of false conscience.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/newman/apologia1.html   (18475 words)

 University of Dallas - Newman Home Page
Announcing the 2006 National Newman Conference: "John Henry Newman in the Twenty-First Century"
On October 17, 2005, the diocesan tribunal of Boston, Massachusets announced that it is investigating a miracle attributed to Cardinal Newman's intercession.
The Venerable John Henry Newman Association pledges itself to disseminating knowledge of the life, views, and writings of John Henry Newman and to supporting the cause of his beatification.
www.udallas.edu /newman   (151 words)

 Newman Studies Journal - Tables of Contents
Talar, The Laity as a Factor of Progress: John Henry Newman and Frederick von Hügel
Joseph Linck, The "Convert of Oxford" and the "Socrates of Rome": John Henry Newman, Philip Neri, and the Oratory
John Connolly, The Decline of Christendom in Western Europe, 1750-2000, edited by Hugh McLeod and Werner Ustorf
www.pdcnet.org /nsjtoc.html   (1054 words)

 John Henry Newman: The Father of the Second Vatican Council
John Henry Newman: Example and Teacher of the Christian Life in the Presence of God (Sr.
Newman on Mary as the New Eve (I) Newman on Mary as the New Eve (II)
Newman on Papal Infallibility and Vatican I (ed.
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 John Henry Newman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
This page, once the most complete Newman 'index' on the internet, has definitely been superseded by this one from Dave Armstrong.
The Newman movement in the U.S.A. John Henry Newman (from the Catholic Encyclopaedia)
The Life of Cardinal John Henry Newman (from Drake Newman Center)
www.its.caltech.edu /~nmcenter/jhn.html   (80 words)

 John Henry Newman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Our school is named after John Henry Newman who lived during the nineteenth century.
He was an extraordinary man who spent his life searching for integrity and truth.
See the portraits of Cardinal Newman held at the National Portrait Gallery
www.johnhenrynewman.herts.sch.uk /spiritual/newman.htm   (122 words)

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