The Life And Times Of Cardinal Wiseman [1802-1865] (volume 2) by Wilfrid Philip Ward

The Life And Times Of Cardinal Wiseman [1802-1865] (volume 2)

byWilfrid Philip Ward

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897. Excerpt: ... 321 CHAPTER XXVII ROMAN LITIGATION The Cardinal returned from Ireland refreshed in mind and body. On November 3rd he delivered before an audience of between two and three thousand persons, in the Hanover Square Rooms, a lecture on the tour in Ireland. His 'Recollections of the Last Four Popes '--originally delivered as lectures--were revised and completed, and involved him in considerable correspondence. A course of lectures on modern infidelity was begun. It was at this time that the liberalistic tendency of some of the writers in the 'Rambler' was laid before the Bishops; and the education question once more pressed for consideration. But such subjects of interest were not allowed to monopolise his mind. The painful divergence from his Coadjutor and Chapter, the first stages of which have been described, continued. This contest was, in England, the turning point in the controversy between the conservative policy and that of the new Ultramontanism. The personal divergences it involved are such as I should not, in ordinary circumstances, have dwelt upon further. But, as they have been publicly spoken of at some length by a writer who apparently had not access to the contemporary documents in which the case is recorded, and as his account has been seriously inaccurate, I have thought it best to print in full what is necessary to place the outline of the case beyond dispute.1 And I the less regret this necessity as the letters and other documents illustrate vividly the personality of Cardinal Wiseman himself. Moreover, if they show that his judgment had been seriously at fault in choosing for Coadjutor a man whose views were in some respects so incompatible with his own, they appear to me also to show that Dr. Errington himself was actuated, in his oppositi...

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Title:The Life And Times Of Cardinal Wiseman [1802-1865] (volume 2)Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.46 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217354335

ISBN - 13:9780217354332

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