A Mind Alive
John Henry Newman is one of the most significant and enigmatic figures of the nineteenth century, renowned for his original mind, the beauty of his writing, and for his profound influence on both Anglicanism and Roman Catholicism. He will be canonised on October 13th, 2019. Yet his personality remains elusive and his legacy is still contested. Who was Newman and what is his significance for us today?
John Henry Newman: A Mind Alive paints a vivid and nuanced portrait of Newman as a thinker, a friend, and a priest, and shows us how he approached some of the controversial issues that still divide Christians. Those who want to come to know Newman better and to learn from him will be able to meet him in this concise and elegant new study.