Composed in 1900, a decade after the Cardinal’s death, Elgar’s Gerontius is not a collaboration but a new interpretation. What, then, did Newman’s poem mean to Elgar, and how did the composer articulate Newman’s vision musically?Read More
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- Catholic Devotion to the Mother of God: What Newman’s Letter to Pusey (1866) tells us about Mariology and Marian PietyBy Robert M. AndrewsDecember 1, 2021Pusey’s appraisal of Mariology—a polemic containing a mixture of historical, theological and anecdotal evidence—was, on the whole, untrue and mostly a caricature; yet as Newman would be forced to admit in his formal published reply to Pusey in 1866, the Letter to Pusey, there was partial veracity to his claim that at times Mariology, in some of its devotional outpourings, has obscured devotion to God, especially God’s loving mediation brought to humanity through the incarnation. […]
- The Spanish Edition of Newman’s Letter to PuseyBy Rubén Peretó RivasNovember 24, 2021Newman’s influence is not relegated to the English-speaking world only; rather, it can be seen in the Spanish-speaking world as well. […]
- Ecclesiology in Newman’s Sermons, 1825–1835By Pablo BlancoOctober 29, 2021The cumulative effect of the theological debates at Oxford, together with his pastoral experience and personal reflections, gradually led Newman to a more high church ecclesiological approach, especially on visibility, invisibility, and apostolicity of the church. […]
- Oikonomia and History: Newman’s Critique of Henry Hart Milman and the Historicism of Ernst TroeltschBy Patrick Auer JonesSeptember 29, 2021The dialogue I seek to construct between Troeltsch and Newman hinges particularly on Newman’s reception of the patristic concept of oikonomia. […]
- Why Lingard Didn’t Like NewmanBy Shaun BlanchardSeptember 24, 2021Lingard remarked upon Newman’s career several times in his correspondence, usually with a mixture of suspicion and curiosity. […]