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The Idea of a Universityby John Newman; Edited by Frank M. Turner; With essays by Martha McMackin Garland,Sara Castro-Klarén, George P. Landow, George M. Marsden, and Frank M. Turner.
Yale University Press
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The issues that John Henry Newman raised--the place of religion and moral values in the university setting, the competing claims of liberal and professional education, the character of the academic community, the cultural role of literature, the relation of religion and science--have provoked discussion from Newman's time to our own.
One of the best-known Catholic thinkers, John Henry Newman (1801-1890) was an Anglican priest for two decades, and was one of the founders and principals in the Oxford Movement, which sought to reinvigorate the Church of England. In 1845, he left the Anglican Church to convert to Roman Catholicism. He was ordained a priest soon after, and was elevated to Cardinal in 1879 Major General Josiah Bunting III is superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute
Table of Contents
|Theology: A Branch of Knowledge||p. 19|
|Bearing of Other Knowledge||p. 41|
|Bearing of Other Knowledge on Theology||p. 65|
|Knowledge: Its Own End||p. 91|
|Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Learning||p. 113|
|Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Professional Skill||p. 137|
|Knowledge Viewed in Relation to Religion||p. 163|
|Duties of the Church Towards Knowledge||p. 193|
|Christianity and Letters. A Lecture read in the School of Philosophy and Letters, November, 1854||p. 223|
|Literature. A Lecture read in the School of Philosophy and Letters, November, 1858||p. 241|
|Catholic Literature in the English Tongue, 1854-8:--||p. 265|
|In its relation to Religious Literature||p. 267|
|To Science||p. 269|
|To the Classical Literature||p. 276|
|To the Literature of the Day||p. 287|
|Elementary Studies, 1854-6||p. 297|
|Latin Writing||p. 325|
|General Religious Knowledge||p. 334|
|A Form of Infidelity of the Day, 1854.--||p. 343|
|Its Sentiments||p. 343|
|Its Policy||p. 353|
|University Preaching, 1855||p. 365|
|Christianity and Physical Science. A Lecture read in the School of Medicine, November, 1855||p. 387|
|Christianity and Scientific Investigation. A Written Lecture for the School of Science, 1855||p. 413|
|Discipline of Mind. An Address delivered to the Evening Classes, November, 1858||p. 435|
|Christianity and Medical Science. An Address delivered to the Students of Medicine, November, 1858||p. 457|
|Note on p. 432||p. 471|
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