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Theology Shorts

Nov 26, 2019

In this episode, I speak with Frederick Aquino about the life and legacy of John Henry Newman. Dr Aquino is Professor of Theology and Philosophy in the Graduate School of Theology at Abilene Christian University. He is the author of Communities of Informed Judgment: Newman’s Illative Sense and Accounts of Rationality (Catholic University Press of America, 2004) and An Integrative Habit of Mind: John Henry Newman on the Path to Wisdom (Northern Illinois University Press, 2012). He is also co-editor and contributor to three recently published books with Oxford University Press: Receptions of Newman (2015), The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology of Theology (2017), and The Oxford Handbook of John Henry Newman (2018). 

Recommended Primary Sources:

Fifteen Sermons Preached Before the University of Oxford Between A.D. 1826 and 1843

An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent (1870)

The Idea of a University (1852 and 1858)

Lectures on Justification (1838)


Biographies of Newman:

Ian Ker. John Henry Newman: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 2010.

Sheridan Gilley. Newman and His Age. Christian Classics, 1991.

Frank Turner. John Henry Newman: The Challenge to Evangelical Religion. Yale University Press, 2002.