John Henry Newman: A Biography

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Clarendon Press, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 762 pages
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The first comprehensive biography of the great religious leader John Henry Newman (1801-90), this illuminating study draws on a number of published and unpublished sources to examine his extraordinarily varied life and career. Ker stresses the complexity of Newman's character and the range of his achievement as major prose writer, dominating religious leader who anticipated the Second Vatican Council and the modern ecumenical movement, and universal Christian thinker, whose significance transcends his culture and time.

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Ian Ker is senior research fellow in theology at St. Benets Hall, Oxford.

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