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Historical Sketches

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ISBN-10: 1116431661

ISBN-13: 9781116431667

Edition: N/A

Authors: John Henry Newman

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Publisher: Creative Media Partners, LLC
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 506
Size: 7.44" wide x 9.69" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

English clergyman John Henry Newman was born on February 21, 1801. He was educated at Trinity College, University of Oxford. He was the leader of the Oxford movement and cardinal after his conversion to the Roman Catholic Church. In 1822, he received an Oriel College fellowship, which was then the highest distinction of Oxford scholarship, and was appointed a tutor at Oriel. Two years later, he became vicar of St. Mary's, the Anglican church of the University of Oxford, and exerted influence on the religious thought through his sermons. When Newman resigned his tutorship in 1832, he made a tour of the Mediterranean region and wrote the hymn "Lead Kindly Light." He was also one of the chief…