Bishop Barron on St. John Henry Newman

John Henry Newman:

The Greatest Catholic Theologian Since Aquinas

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1. The Importance of Saint John Henry Newman
2. The Apologia Pro Vita Sua: Newman as an Anglican
3. The Apologia Pro Vita Sua: Newman as a Catholic
4. An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine
5. “The Play of Lively Minds”
6. Genuine Developments Contrasted with Corruptions: The Seven Notes

7. The Idea of a University
8. The Queen of the Sciences
9. The Philosophical Habit
10. The Grammar of Assent: Notional Assent and Real Assent
11. The Illative Sense
12. Reason and Authority

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Matt Nelson, Assistant Director of the Word on Fire Institute, hosted a live Q&A from Oxford, England, with Bishop Barron about the John Henry Newman episode from CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players. Questions came from members of the Word on Fire Institute.

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Watch Bishop Barron's Oxford Lecture on Newman​​

Bishop Barron delivered a lecture titled “John Henry Newman and the New Evangelization” from the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, the same church where Newman served as vicar while still an Anglican, before his conversion to Catholicism.

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