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John Henry Newman : a portrait in letters / edited by Roderick Strange
Books/Textual Material | Oxford University Press | 2015 | First edition.
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Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015.
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xii, 595 pages ; 25 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary
"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. Newman's printed correspondence runs to 32 volumes, and John Henry Newman: A Portrait in Letters offers a way through the maze. Roderick Strange has chosen letters that illustrate not only the well-known aspects of Newman's personality, but also those in which elements that may be less familiar are on display. There are letters to family and friends, and also terse letters laced with anger and sarcasm. The portrait has not been airbrushed. This selection of letters presents a rounded picture, one in which readers will meet Newman as he really was and enjoy the pleasure of his company. As Newman himself noted, 'the true life of a man is in his letters'."--Amazon.com.
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9780199604142
0199604142
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20161219022337.0
150323s2015 enk b 001 0aeng dcam7i
(OCoLC)908373920
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