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Receptions of Newman

Frederick D. Aquino and Benjamin J. King


Few Christians over the past two centuries are more famous than John Henry Newman. His writings on theology, philosophy, education, and history have been continually read and reread. His leadership of the Oxford Movement shaped the worldwide Anglican Communion and many Roman Catholics hold him as the brains behind reforms at the Second Vatican Council. His life story has been an inspiration for generations and many commemorated him as a saint even before he officially became the Blessed John Henry Newman in 2010. Such an influential thinker and powerful personality also has had his detractors. ... More

Keywords: John Henry Newman, saint, Oxford Movement, Vatican II, Anglican Communion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199687589
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687589.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Frederick D. Aquino, author
Professor of Theology and Philosophy, Abilene Christian University

Benjamin J. King, author
Associate Professor of Church History, University of the South