This title includes 365 Short Extracts from the writings of Newman. The excerpts are presented according to the calendar, with a passage for every day of the year. The material is organised in reference to: The Church Calendar; and, Significant dates in the life of Newman himself. The bulk of the material will be taken from Prayers Verses and Devotions, Parochial and Plain Sermons, Discourses to Mixed Congregations, Oxford University Sermons and The Apologia and The Dream of Gerontius. This book is aimed at Christians who want a better knowledge of Newman and want to enrich their devotional lives with his wisdom. Since the beatification of Newman this year, there are more Christians than ever who have become aware of him, who have gained a taste of his ideas but who long to know more. This book is aimed squarely at this large constituent of people.
Bernard Dive was for a time an editor at John Murray Ltd. He has degrees in English and Theology and a PhD from the University of Cambridge, UK. He is now a freelance editor and writer and writes frequently for the Tablet and TLS.
Foreword by Roderick Strange; Introduction by Bernard Manzo; 365 Short Excerpts from the writings of Cardinal John Henry Newman.