The Conversion of Cardinal Newman (Classic Reprint)

The Conversion of Cardinal Newman (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Conversion of Cardinal Newman The same writer has said of the Oxford Move ment that Keble had given the inspiration, F roude had given the impulse; then Newman took up the work, and the impulse henceforward, and the dirce tion, were his. The letter of October 8, 1845, contained the judgement of its leader on the true goal of that movement. It meant Rome. Mr. Gladstone, many years afterwards, speaking of Newman's relation to the religious mind of England, says, Of this thirty years ago he had the leadership; an office and power from which none but himself could eject him. It has been his extraordinary, perhaps unexampled case, at a critical period, first to give to the religious thought of his time and country the most powerful impulse which for a long time it has received from any individual; and then to be the main, though no doubt involuntary, cause of disorganizing it in a manner as remarkable, and breaking up its forces into a multitude of not only severed, but conflicting bands. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 59g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243259530
  • 9780243259533