Who is John Henry NewmanJohn Henry Newman (21 February 1801 – 11 August 1890) was an English theologian, academic, intellectual, philosopher, polymath, historian, writer, scholar and poet, first an Anglican priest and later a Catholic priest and cardinal, who was an important and controversial figure in the religious history of England in the 19th century. He was known nationally by the mid-1830s, and was canonised as a saint in the Catholic Church in 2019.
Originally an evangelical academic at the University of Oxford and priest in the Church of England, Newman became drawn to the high-church tradition of Anglicanism. He became one of the more notable leaders of the Oxford Movement, an influential and controversial grouping of Anglicans who wished to return to the Church of England many Catholic beli...
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John Henry Newman Poems
Fair Cousin, thy page
is small to encage
the thoughts which engage
the mind of a sage, ...
- The Gift Of Perseverance
ONCE, as I brooded o'er my guilty state,
A fever seized me, duties to devise,
To buy me interest in my Saviour's eyes;
Not that His love I would extenuate, ...
- A Thanksgiving
Lord, in this dust Thy sovereign voice
First quicken'd love divine;
I am all Thine,â??Thy care and choice,
My very praise is Thine. ...
- Behind The Veil
BANISH'D the House of sacred rest,
Amid a thoughtless throng,
At length I heard its creed confess'd,
And knelt the saints among. ...
- A Voice From Afar
Weep not for me;â??
Be blithe as wont, nor tinge with gloom
The stream of love that circles home,
Light hearts and free! ...
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John Henry Newman Quotes
- The love of our private friends is the only preparatory exercise for the love of all men.
- Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, But rather that it shall never have a beginning.
- To holy people the very name of Jesus is a name to feed upon, a name to transport. His name can raise the dead and transfigure and beautify the living.
- The world is content with setting right the surface of things.
- In this world no one rules by love if you are but amiable, you are no hero to be powerful, you must be strong, and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing.
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