The Newman Review is an e-publication of the National Institute for Newman Studies (NINS) featuring scholarly, original articles on John Henry Newman’s legacy and its relevance for today. Manuscripts demonstrating critical engagement with Newman’s life and thought are encouraged. The Newman Review is internally reviewed by NINS academic staff.
This articles argues that Newman’s notion of a philosophical habit of mind can provide a helpful conceptual framework for navigating conversations about reading, appropriating, and extending his philosophical thought.
The book, Telling Stories that Matter: Memoirs & Essays, is comprised of O’Connell’s late-in-life memoirs of how he became interested in the academic study of history, as well as some of his shorter essays and book reviews.
Let’s face it, historical and theological research is complex. The dizzying array of technical tools and resources at our disposal can be overwhelming.
Just last month, on February 20th, Pope Francis declared that the nineteenth-century Passionist priest, Fr. Ignatius Spencer, would be known as the Venerable Ignatius Spencer.
Newman’s The Idea of a University outlines his theory and ideal of university education and can offer us some important principles to guide our thinking about the possibilities of online education.
The journal is perhaps one of Newman’s most practical texts on education due to the intimate voice that Newman uses to describe the difficulties and particularities of founding a university.