The Letters And Diaries Of John Henry Newman Volume Xxxii: Supplement

Hardcover | September 10, 2008

EditorFrancis J. McGrath

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John Henry Newman (1801-90) was brought up in the Church of England in the Evangelical tradition. An Oxford graduate and Fellow of Oriel College, he was appointed Vicar of St Mary's Oxford in 1828; from 1839 onwards he began to have doubts about the claims of the Anglican Church forCatholicity and in 1845 he was received into the Roman Catholic Church. He was made a Cardinal in 1879. His influence on both the restoration of Roman Catholicism in England and the advance of Catholic ideas in the Church of England was profound. Volume XXXII contains a further 513 letters which have surfaced since the publication of the preceding volumes, spanning the years 1830 until virtually the eve of Newman's death on 11 August 1890. There are, for example, thirty-four letters to Thomas Arnold junior following his conversion to RomanCatholicism on 18 January 1856 in Van Diemen's Land and his subsequent return to England with his wife and family; seven letters to Charles Marriott and seven letters from him dealing mainly with the sale of the Littlemore property following Newman's secession to Rome on 9 October 1845; and eighteenletters to various members of the Mozley family, including two letters to Jemima in the wake of the Achilli trial in 1853.Other recipients include the Duke of Norfolk and his family; Charles Wellington Furse, Principal of Ripon College, Cuddesdon, near Oxford, and future Archdeacon of Westminster; and Miss Maria Trench, who was preparing some of Keble's papers and reviews for publication. There are also two letters toPope Leo XIII petitioning him for the canonization of John Fisher, Thomas More, and the English Martyrs.

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John Henry Newman (1801-90) was brought up in the Church of England in the Evangelical tradition. An Oxford graduate and Fellow of Oriel College, he was appointed Vicar of St Mary's Oxford in 1828; from 1839 onwards he began to have doubts about the claims of the Anglican Church forCatholicity and in 1845 he was received into the Roman...

Appointed the editor of Newman's Letters and Diaries in January 2003, following the sudden death of the previous editor, Gerard Tracey, Francis McGrath is an Australian Marist Brother and was the first Australian to complete doctoral work in Newman studies at Oxford. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, he undertook postgraduate studies...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:600 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.7 inPublished:September 10, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introductory NoteTHE LETTERS OF JOHN HENRY NEWMANAppendix 1. Personal reminiscences of Canon Frederick Oakeley about: (1) John Henry Newman's final months as an Anglican at Littlemore; (2) his conversion to Roman Catholicism on the night of 9 October 1845; and (3) his subsequent movements following that conversionAppendix 2. Editorial appraisal of the verdict handed down by the jury against Newman in the Achilli trial, as published in the London Times on Saturday 26 June 1852Appendix 3. Dublin Review article on the initial publication of the Apologia pro Vita Sua, July 1864Appendix 4. . Dublin Review article on the initial publication of the 1868 edition of Parochial and Plain Sermons, April 1869Appendix 5. Dublin Review article on the initial publication of An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent, April 1871Appendix 6. Personal reminiscences of Canon Charles Wellington Furse about John Henry NewmanAppendix 7. Two reports from The Times Weekly Edition, both of which were published on Friday 16 May 1879, on: (1) the secret Consistory attended by Newman in the presence of Pope Leo XIII on the morning of Monday 12 May 1879; and (2) Newman's visit to the English College later that morningAppendix 8. Dublin Review article on the recently published sixth volume of the Lives of the Cardinals by Patrick Justin O'Byrne, July 1879Appendix 9. Contemporary newspaper articles on the death of John Henry Cardinal Newman which occurred at the Birmingham Oratory on the evening of Monday 11 August 1890Appendix 10. 'Sermon preached at the funeral of His Eminence John Henry Newman Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church by William Clifford Bishop of Clifton', Tuesday 19 August 1890Appendix 11. Local newspaper account of: (1) the funeral service of Cardinal Newman at the Parish Church of the Immaculate Conception, Birmingham Oratory, Hagley Road, Edgbaston; (2) of the funeral cortege to Rednal; and (3) of his interment as reported in The Birmingham Daily Post the day followingthese events, Wednesday 20 August 1890Appendix 12. . The Anne Mozley account of: (1) the Dirge service at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Hagley Road, Edgbaston, the evening before Newman's funeral; (2) the funeral itself the following day; and (3) the interment at Rednal

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`The Letters themselves will never be superseded as biography and portrait. It is wonderful to live with Newman day by day and almost hour by hour. The character there revealed is so consistent, the words so inevitable, the narrative so vivid, there is no greyness as of printed pages buteverywhere life and colour.'The Heythrop Journal