Firmly I Believe and Truly: The Spiritual Tradition of Catholic England

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EditorJohn Saward, John Morrill, Michael Tomko

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An Anthology of Writings from 1483 to 1999.Firmly I Believe and Truly celebrates the depth and breadth of the spiritual, literary, and intellectual heritage of the Post-Reformation English Roman Catholic tradition in an anthology of writings that span a five hundred year period between William Caxton and Cardinal Hume. Intended as a richresource for all with an interest in Roman Catholicism, the writings have been carefully selected and edited by a team of scholars with historical, theological, and literary expertise. Each author is introduced to provide context for the included extracts and the chronological arrangement of theanthology makes the volume easy to use whilst creating a fascinating overview of the modern era in English Catholic thought. The extracts comprise a wide variety writing genres; sermons, prayers, poetry, diaries, novels, theology, apologetics, works of controversy, devotional literature, biographies, drama, and essays. Includes writings by:John Colet, John Fisher, Thomas More, Robert Southwell, Philip Howard, Edmund Campion, John Gother, John Dryden, Mary Barker, Alexander Pope, Richard Challoner, Alban Butler, John Milner, Elizabeth Inchbald, Nicholas Wiseman, Margaret Mary Hallahan, A. W. N. Pugin, John Henry Newman, Henry EdwardManning, Frederick William Faber, Bertrand Wilberforce, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Vincent McNabb, Hilaire Belloc, Maurice Baring, G. K. Chesterton, R. A. Knox, J. R. R. Tolkien, Caryll Houselander, Evelyn Waugh, Graham Greene, John Bradburne, Cardinal Hume

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An Anthology of Writings from 1483 to 1999.Firmly I Believe and Truly celebrates the depth and breadth of the spiritual, literary, and intellectual heritage of the Post-Reformation English Roman Catholic tradition in an anthology of writings that span a five hundred year period between William Caxton and Cardinal Hume. Intended as a ri...

John Saward is Fellow of Blackfriars Hall, Oxford, and member of the Theology Faculty at the University of Oxford, UK. John Morrill is Professor of British and Irish History at the University of Cambridge, UK. Michael Tomko is Associate Professor of Literature at Villanova University, USA.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:768 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:October 5, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Vincent Nichols: ForewordGeneral IntroductionAuthors and Texts: Principles of SelectionPart 1: 1483-1688John Morrill: IntroductionWilliam Caxton, c. 1420-1492Wynkyn de Worde , d. 1534/5Richard Pynson, 1448-1529John Colet, c.1467-1519Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond, 1443-1509St John Fisher, 1469-1535Nicholas Harpsfield, 1519-1574William Roper, 1498-1572Margaret Roper, 1505-1544St Thomas More, 1478-1535Royal Injunctions, 1554Reginald Cardinal Pole, 1500-1558Bishop Edmund Bonner, c.1497-1569Bishop Thomas Watson, 1513-1584John Harpsfield, 1516-1578John Heywood, c.1496-c.1578Miles Huggarde, fl.1533-1557Thomas Vaux, 2nd Lord Vaux of Harrowden, 1509-1556Laurence Vaux, 1519-1585Thomas Stapleton, 1535-1598Pope Pius V, 1504-1572A Defence of Regnans in ExcelsisWilliam Cardinal Allen, 1532-1594St Edmund Campion SJ, 1540-1581Blessed Thomas Alfield, 1552-1585The Words of Tortured Priests, 1582Gregory Martin, c.1542-1582A Manual of Prayers (i), 1583Anne Dormer, Lady Hungerford, 1525-1603Robert Parsons SJ, 1546-1610St Robert Southwell, 1561-1595Elizabeth Grymeston, c.1563-1604Richard Verstegan, 1548-1640St Philip Howard, Earl of Arundel, 1557-1595John Wilson, fl.1608Henry Constable, 1562-1613Benjamin Carier, 1566-1614A Manual of Prayers (ii), 1618The Venerable Mary Ward, 1585-1645Edward Dawson SJ, c.1579-1622William Stanney OFM, d.1626Anthony Browne, 2nd Viscount Montagu, 1574-1629Catherine Francis, fl.1628Matthew Kellison, 1561-1642(Helen) Gertrude More, 1606-1633)Augustine Baker OSB, 1575-1641Richard Crashaw, c.1613-1649Sir Basil Brooke, 1576-1646Manual of Prayers (iii), 1650Sir Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665Thomas White ( Blacklo ), 1593-1676Henry Holden, 1596-1662St John Southworth, 1592-1654Miles Pinkney (alias Thomas Carre), 1599-1674Anne Hyde, Duchess of York, 1637-1671A Manual of Prayers (iv), 1687Bishop John Leyburn, 1620-1702Bishop Bonaventure Giffard, 1642-1734Part 2: 1688 - 1850Michael Tomko: IntroductionJohn Gother, d. 1704Edward Hawarden, 1622 1735John Dryden, 1631 1700Edward Scarisbrick (alias Neville) SJ, 1639 1709Philip Leigh (alias Layton or Metcalfe) SJ, 1650 1717Jane Barker, 1652 1732Thomas Ward, 1652 1708(Mary Howard) Mary of the Holy Cross OSC, 1653 1735Sylvester Jenks (alias Metcalfe), 1656 1714Thomas Tyldesley, 1657 1715 and Nicholas Blundell, 1669 1737Christopher Tootell, 1662 1727Hugh Tootell (alias Charles Dodd), 1671 1743Alexander Pope, 1688 1744Bishop Richard Challoner, 1691 1781Alban Butler, 1710 1773Thomas West (Daniel) SJ, 1720 1779Joseph Reeve SJ, 1733 1820Charles Plowden SJ, 1743-1821Peter Newby, 1745 1827Joseph Berington, 1746 1827Charles Butler, 1750 1832James Archer, 1751 1834Bishop John Milner, 1752 1826Elizabeth Inchbald, 1753 1821Bishop William Poynter, 1762 1827John Chetwode Eustace, 1762 1815John Lingard, 1771 1851William Eusebius Andrews, 1773 1837George Leo Haydock, 1774 1849Arthur Clifford, 1777 1830Henry Weedall, 1788 1859William Joseph Walter, 1789 1846(Domenico Giovanni Luigi Barberi ) Blessed Dominic of the Mother of God CP, 1792 1849(George Spencer) Ignatius of St Paul CP, 1799 1864Nicholas Patrick Stephen Cardinal Wiseman, 1802 1865(Margaret Mary Hallahan) Margaret of the Mother of God OP, 1803 1868George Duncombe Cox, 1807 1840Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, 1812 1852Part 3: 1850 1999John Saward: IntroductionBlessed John Henry Cardinal Newman, Cong. Orat., 1801 - 1890Canon Frederick Oakeley, 1802 - 1889Archbishop William Bernard Ullathorne, 1806 - 1889Henry Edward Cardinal Manning, 1808 - 1892Lady Georgiana Fullerton, 1812 - 1885Edward Caswall, Cong. Orat., 1814 - 1878Frederick William Faber, Cong. Orat., 1814 - 1863Coventry Kersey Deighton Patmore, 1823 - 1896Thomas Edward Bridgett CSSR, 1829 - 1899Herbert Alfred Henry Joseph Thomas Cardinal Vaughan, 1832 - 1903(Arthur) Bertrand Wilberforce OP, 1839 - 1904Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ, 1844 - 1889Joseph Rickaby SJ, 1845 - 1932Francis Neil Aidan Cardinal Gasquet OSB, 1846 - 1929Alice Christiana Gertrude Meynell, 1847 - 1922Canon William Francis Barry, 1849 - 1930Herbert Henry Charles Thurston SJ, 1856 - 1939(Edward Joseph Aloysius) Cuthbert Butler OSB, 1858 - 1934Francis Joseph Thompson, 1859 - 1907Bede Camm OSB, 1864 - 1942(Henry Palmer) John Chapman OSB, 1865 - 1933(Margaret) Laurentia McLachlan OSB, 1866 - 1953Lionel Pigot Johnson, 1867 - 1902(Joseph) Vincent McNabb OP, 1868 - 1943Joseph Hilaire Pierre Rene Belloc, 1870 - 1953Robert Hugh Benson, 1871 - 1914Robert Henry Joseph Steuart SJ, 1874 - 1948Maurice Baring, 1874 - 1945Gilbert Keith Chesterton, 1874 - 1936(Martin) Anscar Vonier OSB, 1875 - 1938William Edwin Orchard, 1877 - 1955Cyril Charles Martindale SJ, 1879 - 1963Alfred Noyes, 1880 - 1958(Cyril) Bede Jarrett OP, 1881 - 1934Arthur Eric Rowton Gill, 1882 - 1940Siegfried Sassoon, 1886 - 1967Vernon Cecil Johnson, 1886 - 1969Sir Arnold Henry Moore Lunn, 1888 - 1974Monsignor Ronald Arbuthnott Knox, 1888 - 1957Martin Cyril D Arcy SJ, 1888 - 1976Henry Christopher Dawson, 1889 - 1970Mary Josephine Maisie Ward, 1889 - 1975John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, 1892 - 1973John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Michael Morton, 1893 - 1979David Jones, 1895 - 1974(Michael Clive) David Knowles OSB, 1896 - 1974Frank Joseph Sheed, 1897 - 1981Cecily Hallack, 1898 - 1938Frances Caryll Houselander, 1901 - 1954William Abel Pantin, 1902 - 1973Archbishop David James Mathew, 1902 - 1975Evelyn Arthur St John Waugh, 1903 - 1966Henry Graham Greene, 1904 - 1991John Carmel Cardinal Heenan, 1905 - 1975(Claud) Hubert van Zeller OSB, 1905 - 1984(Anthony) Gervase Mathew OP, 1905 - 1976(Lawrence Samuel) Gerald Vann OP, 1906 - 1963Bernard Basset SJ, 1909 - 1988Group Captain Leonard Cheshire, 1916 - 1992John Bradburne, 1921 - 1979(George Haliburton) Basil Cardinal Hume OSB, 1923 - 1999

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"This Oxford anthology is... not only a major event in publishing, but a rich and welcome resource... The editors have put us in their debt by providing so much to surprise and delight, and deepen our appreciation of a rich inherited tradition." --Eamon Duffy, The Tablet 20/10/2011