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PITHY QUOTE FROM Newman: Sermons

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Alas! that religion which is so delightful as a vision, should be so distasteful as a reality.

The Sermons of John Henry Newman., Parochial and Plain Sermons. Volume 1. Sermon 3. Knowledge of God's Will without Obedience

The Sermons of John Henry Newman. book cover

The Sermons of John Henry Newman.

ISBN: 978-1-57085-277-0

Language: English

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Sketch by Jane Fortescue Seymour, Lady Coleridge, 1874; courtesy of Franciscan nuns of Maryland, Milford-on-Sea

“Lady Coleridge’s mysteriously evocative drawing . . . strikingly conveys the kind of impression his expression and manner made on strangers who met him for the first time.” (John Henry Newman: A Biography, Fr. Ian Ker, Oxford University Press, 1988, 697)

First installment of The Works of John Henry Newman.

  • Newman, John Henry. Parochial and Plain Sermons. 8 volumes. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1907 - 1909.
  • _______. Fifteen Sermons preached before The University of Oxford. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1909.
  • _______. Sermons bearing on Subjects of the Day. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1902.
  • _______. Sermons preached on Various Occasions. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1908.
  • _______. Catholic Sermons of Cardinal Newman: Published for the first time from the Cardinal's Autograph Manuscripts. London: Burns & Oates, 1957.

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