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John Henry Newman on the nature of the mind

Jane Rupert

John Henry Newman on the nature of the mind

reason in religion, science, and the humanities

by Jane Rupert

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Faith and reason,
  • Education,
  • Catholic Church,
  • Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-114) and index.

    StatementJane Rupert
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT50 .R87 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 123 p. ;
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25023053M
    ISBN 109780739140475, 9780739140499
    LC Control Number2010043811

    Perennial is a challenging word. The foregoing offers an interesting comparison with the simple but striking sentence in the Apologia, where Newman records his peace of mind on entering the Catholic Church, his first spiritual "coming home": " He spoke a language intelligible to man's spirit. On March 8,he was dismissed from the Church Missionary Society because of his opinions on Nonconformists and church control of society.

    Russell recorded that: When Newman died there appeared in a monthly magazine a series of very unflattering sketches by one who had lived under his roof. Inhe was successfully sued for libel by former Dominican priest Giacinto Achilli, whom he had accused of various immoral acts. Once the doctrine was established it was immediately attacked by Anglican leaders. A thinker of great assimilative power, originality and genius, he is one of the foremost stylists of the English language, his writings rich in psychological subtlety, illustration, and satire. Giacinto Achilli —an ex- Dominican friarwas one such speaker.

    Man of solitude, man of action, Newman possessed tremendous capacity for friendship and human sympathy. As a philosopher, theologian, priest, and man of Letters, he sheds light on our modern age by distinguishing between the different ways reason functions in science, religion, and literature. He and several other colleagues at Oxford become concerned with the ways they perceived the Anglican church to be drifting from its more liturgical and sacramental aspects and began to call for a return to traditional liturgies and practices that resembled those of the Roman Catholic Church. They are still an inspiration to their readers, whether preachers or writers or just ordinary folks interested in English literature.


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John Henry Newman on the nature of the mind book

And hence the Apostles' speeches in the book of Acts and the primitive Creeds insist almost exclusively upon the history, not the doctrines, of Christianity; it being designed that, by means of our Lord's Economy, the great doctrines of theology should be taught, the facts of that Economy giving its peculiarity and force to the Revelation.

I am aware that personality is the soul of the spoken word and that in print a sermon or speech too often appears cold if not lifeless. Early Years ; 2. Why is it not enough to be just, honest, sober, benevolent, and otherwise virtuous?

The joint Anglican-Lutheran bishopric set up in Jerusalem was to him further evidence that the Church of England was not apostolic. But the intellect, which has been disciplined to the perfection of its powers, which knows, and thinks while it knows, which has learned to leaven the dense mass of facts and events with the elastic force of reason, such an intellect cannot be partial, cannot be exclusive, cannot be impetuous, cannot be at a loss, cannot but be patient, collected, and majestically calm, because it discerns the end in every beginning, the origin in every end, the law in every interruption, the limit in each delay; because it ever knows where it stands, and how its path lies from one point to another.

The Bruce Publishing Company, of Milwaukee, from a motive of religious zeal, I feel sure, generously offered to publish the edition.

From to he served as public examiner in classics in the university's B. They are ever in alarm or in transport. InNewman served as vice-principal to Richard Whatley Mss. You were deprived of your professorship, we own it; you were prohibited from preaching and hearing confessions; you were obliged to give hush-money to the father of one of your victims, as we learned from an official document of the Neapolitan Police to be 'known for habitual incontinency;' your name came before the civil tribunal at Corfu for your crime of adultery.

Further, Conscience implies a difference in the nature of actions, the power of acting in this way or that as we please, and an obligation of acting in one particular way in preference to all others; and since the more our moral nature is improved, the greater inward power of improvement it seems to possess, a view is laid open to us both of the capabilities and prospects of man, and the awful importance of that work which the law of his being lays upon him.

It is one point of evidence that the two systems coincide in declaring the same substantial doctrines: viz. But, it may be asked, was Heathen Religion of no service here?

Spiritually his lips would be cleansed of human pride through the burning coals of Christian humility. This essay was published in as part of a book called The Office and Work of Universities and is clearly derived from his previous book bearing the same title as the essay.

It was like coming into port after a rough sea. He now considered the position of Anglicans to be similar to that of the semi-Arians in the Arian controversy.

At this date Newman became editor of the British Critic. He was ordained as a priest of the Shrewsbury Diocese in and, besides working as a parish priest, he has been the Catholic Chaplain at Oxford University and the chairman of the National Conference of Priests. Just then, however, his study of monophysitism caused him to doubt whether Anglican theology was consistent with the principles of ecclesiastical authority which he had come to accept.

Bust of Newman, by T. The Prime Minister, Lord John Russellwrote a public letter to the Bishop of Durham and denounced this "attempt to impose a foreign yoke upon our minds and consciences".

Newman later wrote of his reaction: For a mere sentence, the words of St Augustine struck me with a power which I never had felt from any words before. True, the certainty of faith, which came to him on entering the Catholic Church, was expressed in a corresponding vigor of terms. The injustice of the verdict was widely recognised: a great blow has been given to the administration of justice in this country, and Roman Catholics will have henceforth only too good reason for asserting that there is no justice for them in matters tending to rouse the Protestant feelings of judges and juries.

He entered the private school at Ealing inat the age of seven. Mary's, Newman had a chapel dedicated to Sts. I come then to learn to endure the sight of the Holy One and His Servants; to nerve myself for a vision which is fearful before it is ecstatic, and which they only enjoy whom it does not consume.

One plan that surfaced was to set up a religious community in Littlemore, outside the city of Oxford.Dec 29,  · John Henry Newman was one of the most eminent of Victorians and an intellectual pioneer for an age of doubt and unsettlement.

His teaching transformed the Victorian Church of England, yet many still want to know more of Newman's personal life/5(6).

An Advent Meditation

1 Jane Rupert John Henry Newman on the Nature of the Mind, Lexington Books, Plymouth, p. 33 2 James David Earnest, Gerard Tracey: “Editor’s Introduction” in John Henry Newman: Fifteen Sermons Preached before the University of Oxford, Oxford University Press, New York,p.

xiii. The canonization of John Henry Newman was momentous for the Catholic academic world. Certainly, Newman’s magisterial book, The Idea of a University, has guided faithful Catholic educators ever since its publication, but Newman’s courageous example is just as atlasbowling.com’s impossible to imagine a college like Wyoming Catholic College, dedicated to the central theological tradition of the.

Book review by Ono Ekeh. Rupert, Jane. John Henry Newman on the Nature of the Mind: Reason in Religion, Science, and the Humanities. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, ISBN Author: Ono Ekeh. May 17,  · For John Henry Newman, religion is animated by an imaginative 'master vision' which 'supplies the mind with spiritual life and peace'.

All his life, Newman reflected on this 'master vision'. His reflections on the moral imagination developed out of his understanding of practical wisdom, as characterized by Aristotle – the wisdom that 'the good man' has in living a good life.

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